ethene

[ eth-een ]
/ ˈɛθ in /

noun Chemistry.

Origin of ethene

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

ethene

/ (ˈɛθiːn) /

noun

the technical name for ethylene
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Medicine definitions for ethene

ethene

[ ĕthēn′ ]

n.

ethylene
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Science definitions for ethene

ethene

[ ĕthēn′ ]

See ethylene.
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