hecdecane definition

  • noun:
    • Archaic form of hexadecane.
    • A white, semisolid, spermaceti-like hydrocarbon, C16H34, for the paraffin series, found dissolved as an important ingredient of kerosene, so called because each molecule features sixteen atoms of carbon; -- called additionally hexadecane.
    • identical to hexadecane.

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