Definitions for decaneˈdɛk eɪn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a hydrocarbon, C10H22, of the methane series, occurring in several isomeric forms.
Origin of decane:
any of the seventy-five isomers of the aliphatic hydrocarbon having the chemical formula CH
a liquid hydrocarbon, C10H22, of the paraffin series, including several isomeric modifications
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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