A colorless, extremely combustible or explosive fuel, C2H2, utilized for material welding and cutting and as an illuminant. Also referred to as ethyne.
Any organic compound having one or more carbon–carbon triple bonds; an alkyne.
Ethyne; the simplest alkyne, a hydrocarbon of formula HC≡CH. It is a colourless gas, with a peculiar, unpleasant odour, formerly used as an illuminating gas, but now used in welding or metallurgy.
A gaseous mixture of carbon and hydrogen, in the percentage of two atoms associated with the previous to two associated with the latter. Its a colorless gas, with a peculiar, unpleasant smell, and it is produced for use as an illuminating fuel in a number of means, but mainly because of the activity of liquid on calcium carbide. Its light is very brilliant.
A colorless gasoline, C2H2, that has a characteristic and very unpleasant odor, and burns with a luminous smoky fire.
This fuel, C2H2, made by the activity of water on calcium carbide, is currently mainly utilized as an illuminant and raise the illuminating value of coal-gas and water-gas of poor quality.
a colorless flammable gas made use of mainly in welding and in natural synthesis