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  • n. Any of very many isomeric alkenes having nine carbon atoms

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given to two hydrocarbons, C9H18. One is obtained by heating 4-ethyl-4-iodohep-tane with alcoholic potash and boilsat 139.5° C. The other is CH3C(C6H13): CH2, which is obtained by heating the corresponding hydrochlorid of nonylamine. It boils at 141–143° C.


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