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Ethylene

Eth´yl`ene   Pronunciation: ĕth´ĭl`ēn
n.1.(Chem.) A colorless, gaseous hydrocarbon, C2H4, forming an important ingredient of illuminating gas, and also obtained by the action of concentrated sulphuric acid in alcohol. It is an unsaturated compound and combines directly with chlorine and bromine to form oily liquids (Dutch liquid), - hence called olefiant gas. Called also ethene, elayl, and formerly, bicarbureted hydrogen.
Ethylene series
(Chem.) the series of unsaturated hydrocarbons of which ethylene is the type, and represented by the general formula CnH2n.
Noun1.ethylene - a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic
Synonyms: ethene
alkene, ethene, gas, olefin, olefine, TCE, trichloroethane, trichloroethylene
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ethoxyethane
Ethrane
Ethril
Ethule
Ethyl
ethyl acetate
ethyl alcohol
Ethyl aldehyde
ethyl aminobenzoate
ethyl chloride
ethyl ether
ethyl group
ethyl mercaptan
ethyl radical
Ethylamine
Ethylate
-- Ethylene --
ethylene glycol
Ethylene series
ethylene tetrachloride
Ethylic
Ethylidene
ethylidene lactic acid
Ethylin
Ethylsulphuric
Ethylsulphuric acid
ethyne
ETHZ
Etienne-Louis Arthur Fallot
Etiolate
etiolated
Etiolation
Etiolin
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