decane definition by Webster's New World
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any of the isomeric alkanes with the formula CH that are present in petroleum or in certain petroleum products, such as kerosene
Origin: dec(a)- plush -ane
decane definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of various liquid isomers, C10H22, of the methane series.
decane - Science Definition
Any of various liquid hydrocarbons containing ten carbon atoms in a chain, attached to hydrogen atoms. Decane is the tenth member of the alkane series. Chemical formula: C10H22.