Definitions

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  • n. A colourless liquid hydrocarbon, C6H12, of the ethylene series, produced artificially, and found as a natural product of distillation of certain coals.
  • n. Any of several isomers of hexylene proper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A colorless, liquid hydrocarbon, C6H12, of the ethylene series, produced artificially, and found as a natural product of distillation of certain coals; also, any one several isomers of hexylene proper. Called also hexene.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless liquid, CH3(CH2)3CH: CH2, prepared from hexyl chlorid and formed during the distillation of boghead coal or from superheated paraffin. It boils at. 68–70° C. Also called 5 -hexene.

Etymologies

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hex- + -yl + ethylene.

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