from The Century Dictionary.
- noun 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
hendecaneand normal undecane.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) A liquid hydrocarbon, C11H24, of the methane series, found in petroleum; -- so called from its containing eleven carbon atoms in the molecule.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun organic chemistry Any of many
isomersof the aliphatic hydrocarbonhaving 11 carbonatoms, but especially n-undecane CH3(CH2)9CH3
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