<chemistry> A hydrocarbon, C13H28, of the methane series, which is a probable ingredient both of crude petroleum and of kerosene, and is produced artificially as a light colourless liquid.

Origin: Pref. Tri- + Gr. Ten. So called from the number of carbon atoms in the molecule.

(01 Mar 1998)

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