<chemistry> A colourless, liquid hydrocarbon, C6H12, of the ethylene series, produced artificially, and found as a natural product of distillation of certain coals; also, any one several isomers of hexylene proper.

Synonyms: hexene.

Origin: Hex- + -yl + ethlene.

(01 Mar 1998)

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