propene

[proh-peen]

Origin of propene

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

propene

noun
  1. 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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propene in Medicine

propene

[prōpēn′]
n.
  1. propylene
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propene in Science

propene

[prōpēn′]
  1. See propylene.
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