alkene definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a few unsaturated, open sequence hydrocarbons with several carbon-carbon dual bonds, having the basic formula CnH2n.
    • An unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbon with several carbon–carbon dual bonds.
    • A hydrocarbon, Cn-H2n, of the ethylene or ethene series: official title.
    • any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon

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