Hexane meaning

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Any of several isomeric colorless flammable liquid hydrocarbons, C6 H14 , derived from the fractional distillation of petroleum and used as a solvent and as a working fluid in low-temperature thermometers.
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Any of the five colorless, volatile, liquid isomeric alkanes, C6H14
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A colorless flammable liquid derived from the fractional distillation of petroleum. It is used as a solvent and in low-temperature thermometers. Hexane is the sixth member of the alkane series. Chemical formula: C6H14.
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(organic chemistry) Any of five isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons, C6H14. They are colorless, volatile liquids.
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Origin of hexane

  • From hex +‎ -ane.

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