Definitions for naphtheneˈnæf θin, ˈnæp-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

naph•theneˈnæf θin, ˈnæp-(n.)

  1. any of a group of hydrocarbon ring compounds of the general formula CnH2n, found in certain petroleums.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of naphthene:

1840–50; naphth(a)+-ene

naph•the′nic-ˈθi nɪk, -ˈθɛn ɪk(adj.)

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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