Definition of Amylene

1. n. One of a group of metameric hydrocarbons, C5H10, of the ethylene series. The colorless, volatile, mobile liquid commonly called amylene is a mixture of different members of the group.



Definition of Amylene

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) One of a group of metameric hydrocarbons, C5H10, of the ethylene series. ¹

2. Noun. A colorless, volatile, mobile liquid consisting of a mixture of different members of the group. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amylene

1. a flammable liquid [n -S]

Medical Definition of Amylene

1. One of a group of metameric hydrocarbons, C5H10, of the ethylene series. The colourless, volatile, mobile liquid commonly called amylene is a mixture of different members of the group. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amylene

amygdules
amyl
amyl alcohol
amyl hydrate
amyl nitrate
amyl nitrite
amyl valerate
amylaceous
amylaemia
amylase
amylase-creatinine clearance ratio
amylases
amylasuria
amylate
amylates
amylene (current term)
amylenes
amylic
amylic fermentation
amylin
amylmetacresol
amylo-
amylobacter
amylobacters
amylobarbitone
amylocaine
amylocaine hydrochloride
amyloclast
amylodextrin
amylogen

Literary usage of Amylene

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1880)
"The amylene which is produced by the action of potassic hydrate on th« ... CH, + KI + ОН,, amylene. appears to be identical with that which is formed by the ..."

2. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1858)
"Observations on amylene, with Rules for the Administration of ... The writer then tabulates the effects of amylene as follows :— 1. ..."

3. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"In the same year, M. Duroy experimented with it carefully, obtaining but 1J ounces of amylene from 10 pints of amyl alcohol. ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1857)
"amylene SERIES. A. PRIMARY SERIES. PRIMARY NUCLEUS. ... shaken up with oil of vitriol, whereupon the pure amylene rises to the top when the liquid is left ..."

5. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1857)
"The relative advantages of amylene might be summed up as follows:—In regard to its odour, it was more objectionable than chloroform, but much less so than ..."

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