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Meaning of HEXANE

Pronunciation:  'hekseyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a colorless flammable liquid alkane derived from petroleum and used as a solvent
 

HEXANE is a 6 letter word that starts with H.

 

 See Also: alkane, alkane series, dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, methane series, paraffin, resolvent, solvent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hex"ane\, n. [Gr. "e`x six.] (Chem.)
Any one of five hydrocarbons, {C6H14}, of the paraffin
series. They are colorless, volatile liquids, and are so
called because the molecule has six carbon atoms.

 

 

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