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al·kene

 (ăl′kēn′)
n.
Any of a series of unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons with a carbon-carbon double bond, having the general formula CnH2n.

alkene

(ˈælkiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds)
a. Also called: olefine or olefin any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with the general formula CnH2n
b. Also called: olefine (as modifier): alkene series.

al•kene

(ˈæl kin)

n.
any member of the homologous series of unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons having at least one double bond and the general formula CnH2n, as ethlyene. Also called olefin .
[1895–1900]

al·kene

(ăl′kēn′)
Any of a group of hydrocarbons whose carbon atoms form chains linked by one or more double bonds. Alkenes have the general formula CnH2n and include ethylene. Also called olefin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alkene - any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
aliphatic compound - organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
ethene, ethylene - a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic
Translations
alkeen
alcène
alchene
alken
alceno
alken

alkene

[ˈælkiːn] nalcheno