Decane definition

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Any of various liquid isomers, C10 H22 , of the alkane series.
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Any of the isomeric alkanes with the formula C10H22 that are present in petroleum or in certain petroleum products, such as kerosene.
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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.
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(chemistry) Any of the seventy-five isomers of the aliphatic hydrocarbon having the chemical formula C10H22
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
decane
Plural:
decanes

Origin of decane

  • deca- +‎ -ane

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