nondecane definition

  • noun:
    • A hydrocarbon of the paraffin series, C19H40.
    • A hydrocarbon associated with paraffin series, a white waxy substance, C19H40; -- so-called from few carbon atoms in molecule.
    • A colorless compound of the methane series, CH3(CH2)17CH3, prepared by the action of hydriodic acid and phosphorus on the corresponding dichlorid and contained in the paraffin from bituminous shale. It melts at 32° C. and boils at 330° C. Also called nonadecane and enndecane.
53 votes

How would you define nondecane?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!