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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless gaseous alkene obtained by cracking petroleum: used in synthesizing many organic compounds. Formula: CH3CH:CH2. Also called: propylene
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|Noun||1.||propene - a flammable gas obtained by cracking petroleum; used in organic synthesis|
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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