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  • n. Alternative form of eicosane.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless hydrocarbon of the methane series, C20H42, obtained from brown coal paraffin. It melts at 36.7° C. and boils at 205° C. under 15 millimeters pressure. Also called eicosane.


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