Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the very many isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons of general formula C16H34

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See hecdecane.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless compound, CH3(CH2)14CH3, containedin petroleum. It forms pearly lustrous leaflets, which melt at 19–20° C. and boil at 287.5°C. Sometimes called cetane.

Etymologies

hexadeca- + -ane (Wiktionary)

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