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  • n. Either of very many isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C10H21, formally derived from decane by the loss of a hydrogen atom

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hydrocarbon radical, C10H21., never existing alone, but regarded as the characteristic constituent of a number of compounds of the paraffin series.


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