American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A colorless, flammable, liquid cycloalkane, C5H10, derived from petroleum and used as a solvent and motor fuel.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A synthetic cyclic hydrocarbon, C5H10. It is an oil which boils at 50° C. Also called pentamethylene and R-pentene.
“And the refrigerator will use cyclopentane as the insulation foam-blowing agent instead of the commonly used, higher-emitting HFC foam-blowing agent.”
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“Naturally occurring refrigerants, such as hydrocarbons (propane, isobutane and cyclopentane), ammonia and even that climate culprit carbon dioxide, can be used as cooling agents in refrigerators and air conditioners.”
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