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nonane Syllabification: no·nane
Pronunciation: /ˈnōnān/

Definition of nonane in English:


A colorless liquid hydrocarbon of the alkane series, present in petroleum spirit.
  • Chemical formula: C9H20; many isomers, especially the straight-chain isomer (n-nonane)
Example sentences
  • This guideline summarizes pertinent information about nonane for workers and employers as well as for physicians, industrial hygienists, and other occupational safety and health professionals who may need such information to conduct effective occupational safety and health programs.


Mid 19th century: from nona- (denoting nine carbon atoms) + -ane2.

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