Any of a series of saturated hydrocarbons with open chains, having the formula CnH2n+2: these compounds are sometimes said to be in the methane or paraffin series
(British usage) kerosine
A series consisting of the alkanes, with methane as the first member
A group of saturated aliphatic hydrocarbons having the general formula Cn H2n+2 , the simplest and most abundant of which is methane.
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