dodecane definition

  • noun:
    • some of lots of isomers associated with the alkane having twelve carbon atoms, but particularly n-dodecane which is used as a solvent and is within Diesel gas.
    • anyone of a group of thick greasy hydrocarbons, C12H26, for the paraffin series.
    • A colorless hydrocarbon, CH3(CH2)10 CH3, prepared by the action of hydriodic acid and phosphorus on lauric acid. It melts at —12° C. and boils at 214.5° C.
    • Any of very many isomers of alkane having twelve carbon atoms, but specifically n-dodecane that is used as a solvent and it is within Diesel fuel.
    • anybody of a small grouping of thick greasy hydrocarbons, C12H26, for the paraffin show.
    • A colorless hydrocarbon, CH3(CH2)10 CH3, made by the action of hydriodic acid and phosphorus on lauric acid. It melts at —12° C. and boils at 214.5° C.
    • any one of lots of isomers for the alkane having twelve carbon atoms, but specially n-dodecane which is used as a solvent and is present in Diesel gas.
    • some of very many isomers associated with the alkane having twelve carbon atoms, but specifically n-dodecane that is used as a solvent and is within Diesel gas.
    • anyone of a small grouping of thick oily hydrocarbons, C12H26, of this paraffin series.
    • A colorless hydrocarbon, CH3(CH2)10 CH3, prepared by the action of hydriodic acid and phosphorus on lauric acid. It melts at —12° C. and boils at 214.5° C.
    • Any one of a small grouping of thick greasy hydrocarbons, C12H26, of this paraffin series.
    • A colorless hydrocarbon, CH3(CH2)10 CH3, served by the action of hydriodic acid and phosphorus on lauric acid. It melts at —12° C. and boils at 214.5° C.

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