Definitions for naphtheneˈnæf θin, ˈnæp-

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  1. Naphthene(n.)

    A peculiar hydrocarbon fraction occuring as an ingredient of some crude petroleums, mostly mixtures of derivatives of the five- and six-membered saturated cyclic alkanes, cyclopentane and cyclohexane, having the general formula CnH2n.

Wiktionary

  1. naphthene(Noun)

    Any cycloalkane (or alkyl derivative).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naphthene(noun)

    a peculiar hydrocarbon occuring as an ingredient of Caucasian petroleum

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