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  • n. Any of several isomers of the alkene having six carbon atoms and one double bond

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as hexylene.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless, liquid, olefinic compound, CH3(CH2)3CH:CH2, which boils at 68–70° C. It is prepared from hexyl chlorid and is homologous with ethylene. Also called hexylene and normal butylethylene.


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  • Sasol also makes 30 percent of the world’s hexene from coal for use in new materials that gives them stretch and tear resistance used, for example, in Saran wrap.

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