ethene

[eth-een]

Origin of ethene

First recorded in 1870–75; eth(yl) + -ene
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British Dictionary definitions for ethene

ethene

noun
  1. the technical name for ethylene
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ethene in Medicine

ethene

[ĕthēn′]
n.
  1. ethylene
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ethene in Science

ethene

[ĕthēn′]
  1. See ethylene.
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