Definitions for decaneˈdɛk eɪn

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  1. decane(Noun)

    any of the seventy-five isomers of the aliphatic hydrocarbon having the chemical formula CH

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  1. Decane(noun)

    a liquid hydrocarbon, C10H22, of the paraffin series, including several isomeric modifications

  2. Origin: [See Deca-.]

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  1. Decane

    Decane is an alkane hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C10H22 with 75 structural isomers. These isomers are flammable liquids. Decane is a component of gasoline. Like other alkanes, it is nonpolar and does not dissolve in polar liquids, such as water. It has a surface tension of 0.0238 N·m−1.


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