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methane series

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noun Chemistry.
  1. alkane series.
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Origin of methane series

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for methane series

methane series

noun
  1. another name for the alkane seriesSee alkane
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methane series in Science

methane series

  1. The alkane series. See under alkane.
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