olefine definition

  • noun:
    • olefiant gasoline, or ethylene
    • any of the number of unsaturated hydrocarbons which ethylene is a sort
    • an over-all title of hydrocarbons getting the formula CnH2n, homologous with ethylene: so called from their home of forming greasy compounds with bromine and chlorin, like Dutch oil or fluid.
    • any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon

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