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acetylene series


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A series of unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbons, each containing at least one triple carbon bond, having chemical properties resembling acetylene and having the general formula CnH2n-2, with acetylene being the simplest member.


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