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IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?
Words nearby ENE
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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).
Origin of -ene
<Greek -ēnē, feminine of -ēnos, adj. suffix denoting origin or source
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British Dictionary definitions for ENE (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for ENE (2 of 2)
n combining form
(in chemistry) indicating an unsaturated compound containing double bondsbenzene; ethylene
Word Origin for -ene
from Greek -ēnē, feminine patronymic suffix
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Medical definitions for ENE
An unsaturated organic compound, especially one containing a double bond between carbon atoms: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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