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Meaning of ETHANE

Pronunciation:  'etheyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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
{dimethyl}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alcohol, benzine, briquette, burnable, butane, carbon, charcoal, coal, coke, combustible, dope, ethanol, fireball, firing, flammable, flammable material, fuel, fuel additive, fuel dope, gas, gas carbon, gasoline, heptane, hexane, inflammable, inflammable material, isooctane, jet fuel, kerosene, methane, methanol, natural gas, octane, oil, paraffin, peat, pentane, rocket fuel, turf
 

 

 

 

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