Ene meaning

East-northeast.
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An unsaturated organic compound, especially one containing a double bond between carbon atoms.

Ethylene.

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Any open-chain hydrocarbon containing one double bond.

Propylene.

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Any of certain other unsaturated compounds containing one or more double bonds.

Benzene, pinene.

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Any of certain commercial products.
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A suffix used to form the names of hydrocarbons having one or more double bonds, such as benzene.
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Origin of ene

  • after L -enus, Gr -enos, adj. suffix
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • From Greek -ēnē feminine adj. suff
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition