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-yne

suff.
An unsaturated organic compound containing a triple bond between carbon atoms: ethyne.

[Variant of -ine.]
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-yne

suffix forming nouns
(Chemistry) denoting an organic chemical containing a triple bond: alkyne.
[alteration of -ine2]
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