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ethylenenoun [U]

 /ˈeθ·əˌlin/ (also ethene,  us   /ˈeθ·in/ )
chemistry a ​colorlessgas with a ​slightlysweetsmell that ​burnseasily and is often used in ​industry
(Definition of ethylene from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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ethylenenoun [U]

uk   /ˈeθ.ɪ.liːn/  us   /-ə-/ specialized
a ​gas with a ​slightlysweetsmell that ​burnseasily, used in ​industry and to make ​fruit ripe (= ​ready to ​eat)
(Definition of ethylene from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ethylenenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈeθɪliːn/
NATURAL RESOURCES a colourless ​gas with a slightly sweet smell that ​burns easily, used in ​industry: ethylene ​gas/glycol ethylene ​production
(Definition of ethylene from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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