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Meaning of PENTANE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pen"tane\, n. [See {Penta-}.] (Chem.)
Any one of the three metameric hydrocarbons, {C5H12}, of the
methane or paraffin series. They are colorless, volatile
liquids, two of which occur in petroleum. So called because
of the five carbon atoms in the molecule.

 
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