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noun 
  1. (organic chemistry) Any of saturated hydrocarbons including methane, ethane and compounds with long carbon chain known as paraffins etc., having a chemical formula of the form CnH2n+2.
Translations: 
  • French: (t, fr, alcane)
  • Italian: (t, it, alcano, m)
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: (t, es, alcano)
Etymology: From (term, alkyl) + (term, -ane).


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