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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A colorless, flammable, mobile liquid cycloalkane, C5H10, derived from petroleum and used as a solvent and motor fuel.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A synthetic cyclic hydrocarbon, C5H10. It is an oil which boils at 50° C. Also called pentamethylene and R-pentene.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry An alicyclic hydrocarbon, C5H10; a volatile inflammable liquid, sometimes used as a solvent.

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