cetene definition

  • noun:
    • An oily hydrocarbon of this ethylene series, obtained from spermaceti.
    • An oily hydrocarbon, C16H32, regarding the ethylene show, acquired from spermaceti.
    • A colorless, oily, fluid hydrocarbon (C16H32) obtained from cetylic alcohol. Also known as cetylene.
    • An oily hydrocarbon regarding the ethylene series, gotten from spermaceti.
    • An oily hydrocarbon, C16H32, associated with the ethylene series, acquired from spermaceti.
    • A colorless, greasy, liquid hydrocarbon (C16H32) gotten from cetylic liquor. Also known as cetylene.
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