aliphatic compound

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Noun1.aliphatic compound - organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
acetylene, alkyne, ethyne - a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis
alicyclic compound - an aliphatic compound that contains a ring of atoms
alkene, olefin, olefine - any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
alkane, alkane series, methane series, paraffin series, paraffin - a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
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Long chain compound appeared at retention time 16.09 minutes Pentadecane ([C.sub.15][H.sub.32]) Nonane (C9H20) straight chain hydrocarbon compound showing at retention time 7.08 minutes.
stratiotes are long chain compound of the nitrogenous nature and oxygenated compounds of mixed functional groups.
Summary: Fuel oxygenates are long chain compounds which are rich in oxygen and can supply or release oxygen for combustion, or burning of fuel.