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al·kane

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

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alkane

(ˈælkeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds)
a. any saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with the general formula CnH2n+2
b. (as modifier): alkane series.
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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]
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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.
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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
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Translations
alkaani
alcane
alcano
アルカン
alkan
alkan
alcano
alkan

alkane

[ˈælkeɪn] nalcano
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References in periodicals archive ?
RT Number (min) Name of compounds 1 15.95 Octane, 2,4,6-trimethyl 2 19.84 1,2-Bis(benzoyloxy) benzene 3 29.97 Eicosane 4 23.51 Decane, 3-ethyl-3-methyl 5 24.07 Octane, 5-ethyl-2-methyl 6 31.01 Hexacosane 7 31.52 Phenol, 2,4-bis(1,1-dimethylethyl) 8 36.85 Heptadecane 9 40.06 Naphthalene, 2,7-dimethyl 10 44.33 Hexadecanoic acid, ethyl Molecular Area Number formula (%) 1 [C.sub.19][H.sub.40] 2.78 2 [C.sub.20][H.sub.18][O.sub.2] 2.81 3 [C.sub.20][H.sub.42] 1.71 4 [C.sub.18][H.sub.38] 1.98 5 [C.sub.19][H.sub.40] 2.54 6 [C.sub.26][H.sub.54] 2.46 7 [C.sub.14][H.sub.22]O 2.90 8 [C.sub.17][H.sub.36] 3.17 9 [C.sub.13][H.sub.23N][O.sub.4] 4.11 10 [C.sub.18][H.sub.36][O.sub.2] 1.67 ester
Hydrogen tetrachloroaurate was reduced using 1,4,7,10,13,16,21,24-octazabicyclo[8.8.8] hexacosane (azacryptand) as stabalizing and reducing agent to synthesize spherical nanoparticles with an average diameter of 20.9 3.3 nm [71].
The essential oil of Aerva javanica leaves was found to be rich in hentriacontane (21.48%), nonacosane (20.59%), heptacosane (19.78%), pentacosane (5.58%), octacosane (3.47%), triacontane (2.81%) and hexacosane (2.04%).