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- n. Any of very many isomers of the aliphatic hydrocarbon having thirty-five carbon atoms, but especially n-pentatriacontane CH3(CH2)33CH3
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A solid hydrocarbon of the paraffin series, C35H72. Normal pentatriacontane is the only variety known. It melts at 74.7° C. and boils at 331° C. at 15 millimeters pressure. It is made synthetically.
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