any of the five colorless, volatile, liquid isomeric alkanes, CH
Origin of hexanehex(a)- + -ane
Any of several isomeric colorless flammable liquid hydrocarbons, C6H14, derived from the fractional distillation of petroleum and used as a solvent and as a working fluid in low-temperature thermometers.
(countable and uncountable, plural hexanes)
From hex + -ane.