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propene

[ proh-peen ]
/ ˈproʊ pin /
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noun Chemistry.

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Origin of propene

First recorded in 1865–70; prop(ionic) + -ene
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British Dictionary definitions for propene

propene
/ (ˈprəʊpiːn) /

noun

a colourless gaseous alkene obtained by cracking petroleum: used in synthesizing many organic compounds. Formula: CH 3 CH:CH 2Also called: propylene
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Medical definitions for propene

propene
[ prōpēn′ ]

n.

propylene
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Scientific definitions for propene

propene
[ prōpēn′ ]

See propylene.
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