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Definitions for acetylene
əˈsɛt lˌin, -ɪnacety·lene

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acetylene, ethyne, alkynenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. acetylenenoun

    Any organic compound having one or more carbon–carbon triple bonds; an alkyne.

  2. acetylenenoun

    Ethyne; the simplest alkyne, a hydrocarbon of formula HCCH. It is a colourless gas, with a peculiar, unpleasant odour, formerly used as an illuminating gas, but now used in welding or metallurgy.

  3. Etymology: From acétylène, coined by French chemist Marcellin Berthelot, from acetyl.

Wikipedia

  1. Acetylene

    Acetylene (systematic name: ethyne) is the chemical compound with the formula C2H2 and structure H−C≡C−H. It is a hydrocarbon and the simplest alkyne. This colorless gas is widely used as a fuel and a chemical building block. It is unstable in its pure form and thus is usually handled as a solution. Pure acetylene is odorless, but commercial grades usually have a marked odor due to impurities such as divinyl sulfide and phosphine.As an alkyne, acetylene is unsaturated because its two carbon atoms are bonded together in a triple bond. The carbon–carbon triple bond places all four atoms in the same straight line, with CCH bond angles of 180°.

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  1. acetylene

    Acetylene, also known as ethyne, is a colorless, combustible gas that is the simplest alkyne hydrocarbon. It has the formula C2H2. This gas is widely used as a fuel and a chemical building block. It is unstable in pure form and thus is usually handled as a solution. In its pure form, acetylene is a compound that consists of two carbon atoms triple-bonded to each other, with each carbon atom also bonded to a hydrogen atom.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acetylenenoun

    a gaseous compound of carbon and hydrogen, in the proportion of two atoms of the former to two of the latter. It is a colorless gas, with a peculiar, unpleasant odor, and is produced for use as an illuminating gas in a number of ways, but chiefly by the action of water on calcium carbide. Its light is very brilliant

Wikidata

  1. Acetylene

    Acetylene is the chemical compound with the formula C2H2. It is a hydrocarbon and the simplest alkyne. This colorless gas is widely used as a fuel and a chemical building block. It is unstable in pure form and thus is usually handled as a solution. Pure acetylene is odorless, but commercial grades usually have a marked odor due to impurities. As an alkyne, acetylene is unsaturated because its two carbon atoms are bonded together in a triple bond. The carbon–carbon triple bond places all four atoms in the same straight line, with CCH bond angles of 180°. Since acetylene is a linear symmetrical molecule, it possesses the D∞h point group.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Acetylene

    a-set′i-lēn, n. a powerful illuminant gas (C2H2) produced commercially from carbide of calcium by means of water.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acetylene in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acetylene in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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