ethene definition

  • noun:
    • See ethylene.
    • The official IUPAC title when it comes to organic substance ingredient ethylene. The best alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room-temperature and force) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.
    • Ethylene; olefiant fuel.
    • Same as ethylene.
    • a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and gas and utilized in manufacturing a great many other chemical compounds; often made use of as an anesthetic

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