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Meaning of ETHANE

Pronunciation:  'etheyn

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a colorless odorless gas used as fuel

ETHANE is a 6 letter word that starts with E.


 See Also: gas, hydrocarbon



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Eth"ane\, n. [From {Ether}.] (Chem.)
A gaseous hydrocarbon, {C2H6}, forming a constituent of
ordinary illuminating gas. It is the second member of the
paraffin series, and its most important derivatives are
common alcohol, aldehyde, ether, and acetic acid. Called also

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