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1. alkane

noun. a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2).

Synonyms

  • C2H6
  • alkane series
  • amine
  • paraffin series
  • hexane
  • aminoalkane
  • butane
  • methane series
  • aliphatic compound
  • heptane
  • methane
  • paraffin

Etymology

  • -ane (English)
  • alkyl (English)

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Sentences with alkane


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is an example of an alkene becoming an alkane.

2. Adjective
The term butane can refer to the alkane n-butane or to its other isomer, isobutane.

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