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alkene

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈæl.kiːn/ specialized
any gas in a group that contains carbon and hydrogen atoms, with the carbon atoms joined together in a double bond: Ethene and propene are alkenes.
Translations of “alkene”
in Chinese (Traditional) 烯烴,鏈烯(碳原子以雙鍵連結的碳氫化合物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烯烃,链烯(双链链接碳氢化合物)…
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