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cy·clo·pen·tane

 (sī′klə-pĕn′tān′, sĭk′lə-)
n.
A colorless, flammable, mobile liquid cycloalkane, C5H10, derived from petroleum and used as a solvent and motor fuel.

cyclopentane

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈpɛnteɪn; ˌsɪk-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless insoluble cycloalkane found in petroleum and used mainly as a solvent. Formula: C5H10
Translations
ciclopentano
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