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amylene

[am-uh-leen]
noun Chemistry.
  1. any of five unsaturated isomeric hydrocarbons having the formula C5H10.
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Origin of amylene

First recorded in 1855–60; amyl + -ene
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Historical Examples of amylene

  • Amylene (C5H10), an ethereal liquid with an aromatic odour, prepared from fusel-oil.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2

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British Dictionary definitions for amylene

amylene

noun
  1. another name (no longer in technical usage) for pentene
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