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(Elements & Compounds) another name for acetylene
[C20: from ethyl + -ine2]
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|Noun||1.||ethyne - a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis|
aliphatic compound - organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
oxyacetylene - a mixture of oxygen and acetylene; used to create high temperatures for cutting or welding metals