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  • n. octene

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of a series of metameric hydrocarbons (C8H16) of the ethylene series. In general they are combustible, colorless liquids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hydrocarbon (C8H16) obtained by heating octylic alcohol with sulphuric acid or fused zinc chlorid.


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