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eth·ene

 (ĕth′ēn′)
n.

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ethene

(ˈɛθiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) the technical name for ethylene
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eth•yl•ene

(ˈɛθ əˌlin)
n.
a colorless, flammable gas, C2H4, used as an agent in the synthesis of organic compounds, in enhancing the color of citrus fruits, and in medicine chiefly as an inhalation anesthetic.
[1850–55]
eth`yl•e′nic (-ˈli nɪk, -ˈlɛn ɪk) adj.
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eth·ene

(ĕth′ēn′)
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Noun1.ethene - a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic
alkene, olefin, olefine - any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon
TCE, trichloroethane, trichloroethylene - a heavy colorless highly toxic liquid used as a solvent to clean electronic components and for dry cleaning and as a fumigant; causes cancer and liver and lung damage
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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References in periodicals archive ?
Jacob Feuerstein, Amity Regional High School, "The Impacts of pH on Ethene Degradation and Growth of Ethenotrophs"
The COC was an amorphous copolymer consisting of 35% of norbornene and 65% of ethene units (MFI =1.7 g at 10 min/190[degrees]C/2.16 kg; [rho] = 1.02 g/[cm.sup.3]).
The long day for Shujaa started with ninety seconds on the clock as danger man Nanai-Seturo Ethene crossed over the whitewash.
Mishra, "Process parametric study for ethene carboxylic acid removal onto powder activated carbon using Box-Behnken design," Chemical Engineering & Technology, vol.
The molecule under study Oligo Phenylene Vinylene (OPV) is composed of repeating unit phenylene (-[C.sub.6][H.sub.4]-, the benzene ring with two hydrogen atoms removed) linked by vinylene (-[C.sub.2][H.sub.2]-, ethene with two hydrogen atoms removed) (Figure 2).
At a site undergoing remediation from trichloroethene to ethene, Methanosaeta sp., Methanospirillum sp., Methanosarcina, and an unclassified
Gou, "Reduction mechanism for the oxidation of ethene," Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, vol.
Turek, "The influence of kinetics, mass transfer and catalyst deactivation on the growth rate of multiwalled carbon nanotubes from ethene on a cobalt-based catalyst," Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.
investigated a Dehalococcoides-dominated enrichment culture (designated "YN3") that dechlorinates tetrachloroethene (PCE) to nontoxic ethene (ETH) with high dechlorination activity.
To prevent it from damaging healthy tissue, the research team inserted a photo-switchable diaryl ethene segment into the ring structure.
a) Using ethene from crude oil b) Using sugar from plants c) Boiling alcohol 8.