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  1. acetylene, ethyne, alkyne(noun)

    a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis


  1. ethyne(Noun)

    The official IUPAC name for the organic chemical compound acetylene. The simplest alkyne, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula CH.

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