Synonyms

1. alkyne

noun. a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis.

Synonyms

  • acetylene
  • oxyacetylene
  • aliphatic compound

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Example sentences of the word alkyne


1. Noun, singular or mass
Another example is histrioconicotoxin, an alkyne compound found in the skin of the poison arrow frog from the same region.

2. Adjective
A few compounds of medical interest aside from ethinyl estradiol also contain alkyne units.

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