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Definition of the noun ethene
What does ethene mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ethenes
- a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonym of ethene: ethylene
- more generic words: alkene / olefin / olefine = any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon; gas = a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
- more specific words: trichloroethylene / trichloroethane / TCE = a heavy colorless highly toxic liquid used as a solvent to clean electronic components and for dry cleaning and as a fumigant
Alternative definition of the noun ethene
- [organic compound] The official IUPAC name for the organic chemical compound ethylene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.
- synonym: ethylene
- Ethene a.k.a. Ethylene is a gaseous organic compound with the formula C2H4. It is the simplest alkene . Because it contains a carbon-carbon double bond, ethylene is classified as an unsaturated hydrocarbon. Ethylene is widely used in industry and is also a plant hormone. Ethylene is the most produced organic compound in the world; global production of ethylene exceeded 107 million tonnes in 2005.
- also known as Etilenă, Etenă
- Ethene a.k.a. Ethylene-vinyl acetate: Ethylene vinyl acetate is the copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate. The weight percent vinyl acetate usually varies from 10 to 40%, with the remainder being ethylene.
- also known as EVA, Ethylene Vinyl Acetate, Etyleeni-vinyyli-asetaatti, เอทิลีนไวนิลอะซีเตด, อีวีเอ, خلات فينيل-إيثيلين, Οξικό αιθυλενοβινύλιο, Συμπολυμερές αιθυλενίου και οξικού βινυλίου, Συμπολυμερές του αιθυλενίου και του οξεικού βινυλίου, エチレン・酢酸ビニル共重合体, エチレン・酢酸ビニル共重合樹脂
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Ethene is the first member of the alkene family and it is prepared by the cracking of kerosene. Cracking is...
CrackingæææææÆ n-hexane CH3CH2CH2CH3 + CH2 = CH2 n-butane ∑ Ethene is an unsaturated hydrocarbon. It undergoes ...
by M.H. van Agteren, Sytze Keuning, Jan Oosterhaven
because ethene is an important compound in natural processes (Sawada and Totsuka, 1986). Ethene is a hormone that acts on plants and leads to the ripening of fruits ...
Ethene is the first member of the alkene family and it is prepared by the cracking of kerosene.
by Joseph A. Mascetta
Ethene is the first member of the alkene 268 ...
Ethene is a polymer. d) Ethene is made into polythene by heating many ethene molecules with a catalyst under high pressure. e) The ...
Organic Chemistry (2005)
by Joseph M. Hornback
Thus, ethene is a stronger acid than ethane. Because the electrons of the conjugate base of ethyne are even lower in energy in an sp orbital, ethyne is an even stronger acid. This explanation using orbital energies can also be couched in ...
A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language ... by Thomas Henry Huxley
Ethene is a co ourless gas, which at 1° and a pressure of forty-one and a-half atmospheres becomes liquid, burns with a white luminous flame, and explodes violently when mixed with oxygen on the application of a light or the electric spark .
Official Publication: Utah Motor Transport Ass'n
Ethene is a colourless gas, which at 1° and a pressure of forty-one and a half atmospheres becomes liquid, burns with a warm luminous flame, and explodes violently when mixed with oxygen on the application of a light or the electric spark .
Ethene is a colorless gas which at 1° and a pressure of forty-one and a f atmospheres becomes liquid, burns with a white luminous flame, and explodes violently when mixed with oxygen on the application of, a light or the electric spark.
Volume 2 - Additives to Alpha by John J. McKetta Jr
benzene to ethene molar ratios. Higher pressures (up to 900 lb in2gauge) and higher temperatures ( to about 350°C) increase conversion. Catalyst decline which results from ...
A Dictionary of Science (2017)
by Jonathan Law
ethene. (ethylene) A colourless flammable gaseous hydrocarbon, C2H4; m.p. – 169°C; b.p. –103.7°C. It is the first member of the *alkene series of hydrocarbons. It is made by cracking hydrocarbons from petroleum and is now a major raw ...
by John O. E. Clark, William Hemsley
ethene. an alkyl group, as when a carboxylic acid reacts with an alcohol; e.g., acetic (ethanoic) acid, CH3COOH, and ethanol (ethyl alcohol), C2H5OH, react to form the ester ethyl acetate (ethanoate), CH3COOC2H5. esterification Formation of ...
by D A Bender
ethene Or ethylene, a hydrocarbon gas (CH2=CH2), produced by the oxidation of methionine in climacteric fruits as a hormone to speed ripening, the climacteric increase in ...
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Scrabble value of E1T1H4E1N1E1
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