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alkenenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈæl.kiːn/ specialized
any ​gas in a ​group that ​containscarbon and hydrogenatoms, with the ​carbonatomsjoined together in a doublebond: Ethene and propene are alkenes.
(Definition of alkene from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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alkenenoun [C]

 /ˈælˌkin/
chemistry any of a ​group of ​substances that ​contain only the ​elementscarbon and ​hydrogen, which are ​held together by a ​chemicalbond in which two ​atomsshare two ​pairs of ​electrons
(Definition of alkene from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “alkene”
in Chinese (Simplified) 烯烃,链烯(双链链接碳氢化合物)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 烯烴,鏈烯(碳原子以雙鍵連結的碳氫化合物)…
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