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- n. Any of many isomers of the aliphatic hydrocarbon having 11 carbon atoms, but especially n-undecane CH3(CH2)9CH3
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A liquid hydrocarbon, C11H24, of the methane series, found in petroleum; -- so called from its containing eleven carbon atoms in the molecule.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless hydrocarbon, CH3(CH2)9CH3, of the methane series, prepared by the action of hydriodic acid and phosphorus on undecylic acid. It melts at -26.5° C. and boils at 194.5° C. Also called hendecane and normal undecane.
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