ACET`YLENE

   a malodorous gaseous substance from the incomplete combustion of hydro-carbons.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • C4H6 — Crotonylene Cro*ton y*lene (kr? t?n ? l?n), n. [Crotonic + acet ylene.] (Chem.) A colorless, volatile, pungent liquid, {C4H6}, produced artificially, and regarded as an unsaturated hydrocarbon of the acetylene series, and analogous to crotonic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crotonylene — Cro*ton y*lene (kr? t?n ? l?n), n. [Crotonic + acet ylene.] (Chem.) A colorless, volatile, pungent liquid, {C4H6}, produced artificially, and regarded as an unsaturated hydrocarbon of the acetylene series, and analogous to crotonic acid. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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