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al·kane

 (ăl′kān′)
n.
Any member of the alkane series.

alkane

(ˈælkeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds)
a. any saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with the general formula CnH2n+2
b. (as modifier): alkane series.

al•kane

(ˈæl keɪn)

n.
any member of the homologous series of saturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons having a single covalent bond and the general formula CnH2n + 2, as methane or ethane. Also called paraffin .
[1895–1900; alk (yl) + -ane]

al·kane

(ăl′kān′)
Any of a group of hydrocarbons whose carbon atoms form chains linked by single bonds. Alkanes have the general formula CnH2n+2 and include propane and butane.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alkane - a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
aliphatic compound - organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
butane - occurs in natural gas; used in the manufacture of rubber and fuels
amine, aminoalkane - a compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals
C2H6, ethane - a colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel
heptane - a colorless volatile highly flammable liquid obtained from petroleum and used as an anesthetic or a solvent or in determining octane ratings
hexane - a colorless flammable liquid alkane derived from petroleum and used as a solvent
methane - a colorless odorless gas used as a fuel
Translations
alkaani
alcane
alcano
アルカン
alkan
alkan
alcano
alkan

alkane

[ˈælkeɪn] nalcano
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gas) 34 Pentadecane 9 cis-2-Butene 35 1-Hexadecene 10 1-Pentene 36 Hexadecane 11 Pentane 37 1-Heptadecene 12 cis-2- Pentene 38 Heptadecane 13 1-Hexene 39 1-Octadecene 14 Hexane 40 Octadecane 15 cis-2- Hexene 41 1-Nonadecene 16 Benzene 42 Nonadecane 17 1-Heptene 43 1-Eicosene 18 Heptane 44 Eicosane 19 Toluene 45 1-Heneicosene 20 1-Octene 46 Heneicosane 21 Octane 47 1-Docosene 22 Xylene 48 Docosane 23 1-Nonene 49 1-Tricosene 24 Nonane 50 Tricosane 25 1-Decene 51 1-Tetracosene 26 Decane 52 Tetracosane Table 2.