Other definitions for -ene (2 of 2)
a suffix used to form names of unsaturated hydrocarbons (anthracene; benzene), especially those of the alkene series (butylene).
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How to use ENE in a sentence
Thus dingir is 'god,' dingir-ENE 'gods,' dingir-ENE-ku 'to the gods;' mu-ru 'I built,' mu-na-ru 'I built it.'A Primer of Assyriology | Archibald Henry Sayce
Sanct Tredwall, als, thare may be sene Quhilk on ane prick hes baith her ENE.An Introduction to Mythology | Lewis Spence
Kvmth-ENE fyand vnwarlinga, thån mot mån dva sa thene kêning bith.The Oera Linda Book | Anonymous
Pliny calls it Nea; it is said to be the same place called by the Turks ENE.
The navigation for steamers drawing 10 feet of water terminates at the junction of the Perene and ENE.Life of Rear Admiral John Randolph Tucker | James Henry Rochelle
British Dictionary definitions for ENE (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for -ene (2 of 2)
(in chemistry) indicating an unsaturated compound containing double bonds: benzene; ethylene
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Scientific definitions for -ene
A suffix used to form the names of hydrocarbons having one or more double bonds, such as benzene.
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