hexadecane
Hecdecane Hec"de*cane, n. [Gr. ? six + ? ten.] (Chem.) A white, semisolid, spermaceti-like hydrocarbon, {C16H34}, of the paraffin series, found dissolved as an important ingredient of kerosene, and so called because each molecule has sixteen atoms of carbon; -- called also {hexadecane}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hexadecane — Hexadecane[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Hexadecane — Hex a*dec ane, n. (Chem.) See {Hecdecane}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hexadécane — ● hexadécane nom masculin Hydrocarbure saturé C16H34 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hexadécane — Cétane Cétane Représentations de l hexadécane …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hexadecane — heksadekanas statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₁₆H atitikmenys: angl. cetane; hexadecane rus. гексадекан; цетан ryšiai: sinonimas – cetanas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hexadecane — noun Any of the very many isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons of general formula CH …   Wiktionary

  • hexadecane — hex·a·decane …   English syllables

  • hexadecane — /ˈhɛksədəkeɪn/ (say heksuhduhkayn), /hɛksəˈdɛkeɪn/ (say heksuh dekayn) noun → cetane. {hexa + decane} …   Australian English dictionary

  • hexadecane — |heksə+ noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hexadec (from hexa + deca ) + ane : any of numerous isomeric hydrocarbons C16H34; especially : cetane …   Useful english dictionary

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