Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A liquid hydrocarbon, C6H8, of the valylene series, obtained from distillation products of certain fats and gums.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A liquid hydrocarbon, C6H8, of the valylene series, obtained from distillation products of certain fats and gums.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A term applied by Kossel to any one of several bases, such as arginin, lysin, etc., which contain six atoms of carbon in the molecule.
  • n. A liquid mixture of hydrocarbons, C6H8, obtained by compressing illuminating gas, which has been prepared by heating fats and resins. It boils at 70—85° C.

Etymologies

hex- + -one (Wiktionary)

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