hexine definition

  • noun:
    • A hydrocarbon, C6H10, associated with acetylene series; hexoylene.
    • A hydrocarbon, C6H10, of this acetylene show, acquired artificially as a colorless, volatile, pungent fluid; -- labeled as in addition hexoylene.
    • A colorless unstable liquid, CH3.C C(CH2)2CH3, which boils at 83–84° C. It is prepared from hexylene bromide and is homologous with acetylene. Also called methyl normal propylacetylene.

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