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amylene

[ am-uh-leen ]
/ ˈæm əˌlin /
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noun Chemistry.

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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British Dictionary definitions for amylene

amylene
/ (ˈæmɪˌliːn) /

noun

another name (no longer in technical usage) for pentene
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