Hydrocarbon meaning

hī'drə-kär'bən
Any of numerous organic compounds, such as benzene and methane, that contain only carbon and hydrogen.
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Any compound containing only hydrogen and carbon, as benzene or methane.
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Any of numerous organic compounds, such as benzene, that contain only carbon and hydrogen.
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(organic chemistry) A compound consisting only of carbon and hydrogen atoms.
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Origin of hydrocarbon

  • hydro- +‎ carbon
    From Wiktionary