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Ethene vs. Ethylene

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  • Ethene (noun)

    The organic chemical compound ethylene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4

  • Ethene (noun)

    Any alkene derived from ethylene

  • Ethylene (noun)

    The common name for the organic chemical compound ethene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.

  • Ethylene (noun)

    The divalent radical derived from ethane.

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  • Ethene (noun)

    Ethylene; olefiant gas.

  • Ethylene (noun)

    A colorless, gaseous hydrocarbon, C2H4, forming an important ingredient of illuminating gas, and also obtained by the action of concentrated sulphuric acid in alcohol. It is an unsaturated compound and combines directly with chlorine and bromine to form oily liquids (Dutch liquid), - hence called olefiant gas. Called also ethene, elayl, and formerly, bicarbureted hydrogen.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Ethene (noun)

    a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic

  • Ethylene (noun)

    a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic

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