1. ethane

noun. ['ˈɛˌθeɪn'] a colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel.


  • alkane series
  • paraffin series
  • methane series
  • hydrocarbon
  • alkane
  • paraffin


  • -ane (English)
  • eth- (English)

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Rhymes with Ethane

  • methane
  • polyurethane
  • urethane

How do you pronounce ethane?

Pronounce ethane as ˈɛˌθeɪn.

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Sentences with ethane

1. Noun, singular or mass
For example, when ethane is attached to another molecule, it is called an ethyl group.