See: Octa-] .

<chemistry> Any one of a group of metametric hydrocarcons (C8H18) of the methane series. The most important is a colourless, volatile, inflammable liquid, found in petroleum, and a constituent of benzene or ligroin.

(01 Mar 1998)

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