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olecranal | olecranon | olecranon process | oled | olefiant | olefin | olefine | oleic | oleic acid | oleiferous | olein

olefin

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Noun
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o=le=fin

CIDE DICTIONARY

olefinn. [From Olefiant.].
  •  Olefiant gas, or ethylene. See Ethylene.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any one of the series of unsaturated hydrocarbons of which ethylene is the type; a member of the alkene series of hydrocarbons; an alkene.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

olefin, n. (also olefine) Chem. = ALKENE.

Etymology
F ol{eacute}fiant oil-forming (with ref. to oily ethylene dichloride)

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