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  • adj. Having six atoms in each molecule

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having six atoms in the molecule.
  • adj. Having six replaceable radicals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In chem., consisting of six atoms: also applied to atoms which are hexavalent and to alcohols or other compounds having six replaceable hydrogen atoms.

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