alkyne series


noun Chemistry.

the homologous series of unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons containing one triple bond and having the general formula, CnH2n+2, as acetylene, HC≡CH.

Nearby words

  1. alkylating agent,
  2. alkylating drug,
  3. alkylation,
  4. alkylic,
  5. alkyne,
  6. all,
  7. all along,
  8. all along the line,
  9. all and sundry,
  10. all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others

Also called acetylene series.

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