Definición de alkane en inglés:

alkane

Silabificación: al·kane
Pronunciación: /ˈalˌkān
 
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sustantivo

Chemistry
  • Any of the series of saturated hydrocarbons including methane, ethane, propane, and higher members.
    • Alkanes have the general formula: CnH2n+2
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    • This method of production is still used although oxidation of methane, pyrolysis of alkanes, and cracking of hydrocarbons are more commonly encountered.
    • Because the salts of these ions and the alkane sulfonates and alkyl hydrogen sulfates are largely water soluble, the detergent remains dispersed in the water.
    • Furthermore, there was no evidence of ethyl esters, dimers, alkanes or alkenes, which might be expected for an oxidative reaction.

Origen

late 19th century: from alkyl + -ane2.

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