alkene
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary alkyl + -ene Date: 1899 any of numerous unsaturated hydrocarbons having one double bond; specifically any of a series of open-chain hydrocarbons CnH2n (as ethylene)

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  • Alkēne — Alkēne, s. Olefine …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • alkene — ► NOUN Chemistry ▪ any of the series of unsaturated hydrocarbons containing a double bond, including ethylene and propene. ORIGIN from ALKYL(Cf. ↑24 7) …   English terms dictionary

  • alkene — [al′kēn΄] n. [ ALK(YL) + ENE] any of a series of unsaturated open chain hydrocarbons containing a double bond and having the general formula CnH2n: these compounds are sometimes said to be in the ethylene or olefin series …   English World dictionary

  • Alkene — Allgemeine Strukturformel für Alkene mit einer Doppelbindung Unter Alkenen (früher auch Olefine) werden chemische Verbindungen aus der Gruppe der Kohlenwasserstoffe verstanden, die an beliebiger Position eine oder mehrere Doppelbindungen zwischen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alkene — This article is about the chemical compound. For the material, see Olefin fiber. Not to be confused with Alkane or Alkyne. A 3D model of ethylene, the simplest alkene. In organic chemistry, an alkene, olefin, or olefine is an unsaturated ch …   Wikipedia

  • Alkene — Al|ke|ne 〈Pl.; Chem.〉 ungesättigte Kohlenwasserstoffe mit der allgemeinen chemischen Formel CnH2n mit Ethylen als einfachstem Vertreter; Sy Olefine * * * Alkene   [Kurzwort], Singular Alken das, s, Olefine, ungesättigte azyklische… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • alkene — /al keen/, n. Chem. any member of the alkene series. [1895 1900; ALK(YL) + ENE] * * * …   Universalium

  • alkene — /ˈælkin / (say alkeen) noun any member of the alkene (olefin) series, with the general formula CnH2n. –alkenyl, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • alkene — alkenas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Alifatinis angliavandenilis, turintis vieną dvigubąjį ryšį. atitikmenys: angl. alkene; olefin rus. алкен; олефин ryšiai: sinonimas – etileninis angliavandenilis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • alkene — noun An unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbon with one or more carbon–carbon double bonds …   Wiktionary

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