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Meaning of ETHENE

Pronunciation:  'etheen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic
 

ETHENE is a 6 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: ethylene
 
 See Also: alkene, gas, olefin, olefine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Eth"ene\, n. (Chem.)
Ethylene; olefiant gas.

 

 

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