Olefin synonyms

ō'lə-fĭn
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Any of a group of unsaturated hydrocarbons that have carbon atoms in chains linked by one or more double bonds and that have the general formula Cn H2n . Lighter alkenes, such as ethylene, are derived from petroleum by cracking. &diamf3; The group of alkenes as a whole is called the alkene series or the ethylene series. Its first five members are ethylene (or ethene), propylene (or propene), butylene (or butene), pentene, and hexene.
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(Chemistry, by extension) any of the series of unsaturated hydrocarbons of which ethylene is a type
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