dioxane

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di·ox·ane

 (dī-ŏk′sān′)
n.
A flammable, potentially explosive, colorless liquid, C4H8O2, that is used as a solvent for fats, greases, and resins and in various products including paints, lacquers, glues, cosmetics, and fumigants.

[di- + ox(o)- + -ane.]
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