Eikosane
Eikosane Ei"ko*sane, n. [Gr. e'i`kosi.] (Chem.) A solid hydrocarbon, {C20H42}, of the paraffin series, of artificial production, and also probably occurring in petroleum. [1913 Webster]

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  • C20H42 — Eikosane Ei ko*sane, n. [Gr. e i kosi.] (Chem.) A solid hydrocarbon, {C20H42}, of the paraffin series, of artificial production, and also probably occurring in petroleum. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C26H54 — Hexeikosane Hex*ei ko*sane, n. [Hex + eikosane.] (chem.) A hydrocarbon, {C26H54}, resembling paraffine; so called because each molecule has twenty six atoms of carbon. [Written also {hexacosane}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hexacosane — Hexeikosane Hex*ei ko*sane, n. [Hex + eikosane.] (chem.) A hydrocarbon, {C26H54}, resembling paraffine; so called because each molecule has twenty six atoms of carbon. [Written also {hexacosane}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hexeikosane — Hex*ei ko*sane, n. [Hex + eikosane.] (chem.) A hydrocarbon, {C26H54}, resembling paraffine; so called because each molecule has twenty six atoms of carbon. [Written also {hexacosane}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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