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any of the seventy-five isomers of the aliphatic hydrocarbon having the chemical formula CH
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a liquid hydrocarbon, C10H22, of the paraffin series, including several isomeric modifications
Origin: [See Deca-.]
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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.