Definition of Acetylenes

1. Noun. (plural of acetylene) ¹



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Definition of Acetylenes

1. acetylene [n] - See also: acetylene

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acetylenes

acetylcholinesterases
acetylcysteine
acetyldigitoxin
acetyldigitoxins
acetyldigoxin
acetyldigoxins
acetyldihydrocodeine
acetylene
acetylene-allene thioester isomerase
acetylene black
acetylene hydratase
acetylene torch
acetylenecarboxylic acid
acetylenediol
acetylenediols
acetylenes (current term)
acetylenic
acetylesterase
acetylgalactosamine
acetylgalactosamine deacetylase
acetylgalactosaminidase
acetylgalactosaminide
acetylgalactosaminyl
acetylgalactosaminylgalactosylgalactosylglucosylceramide beta-D-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase
acetylgalactosaminylphosphotransferase
acetylgalactosaminyltransferase
acetylglucomannan
acetylglucomannan esterase
acetylglucosamine
acetylglucosaminephosphotransferase

Literary usage of Acetylenes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Asphalts and Allied Substances: Their Occurrence, Modes of Production, Uses by Herbert Abraham (1920)
"CnHm-i SERIES—"acetylenes"—UNSATURATED—ONE TRIPLE BOND The lower members have not been identified in any petroleums, although several of the higher members ..."

2. Organic Compounds of Mercury by Frank Clifford Whitmore (1921)
"Such compounds are the halogenated ethylenes and acetylenes which have only one remaining hydrogen. These substances react with an alkaline solution of ..."

3. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1910)
"On passing a gas through the cuprous solution, a yellow or red precipitate will be produced if acetylenes be present. If the precipitate be filtered from ..."

4. Handbook of Casinghead Gas by Henry Palmer Westcott (1922)
"acetylenes—The acetylene hydrocarbons when arranged in the order of their molecular ... The acetylenes are unsaturated ; in fact they are doubly unsaturated ..."

5. Practical organic and bio-chemistry by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1920)
"(*) acetylenes. Preparation. Acetylene is formed by the incomplete combustion of other hydrocarbons, but is most usually prepared by the action of water ..."

6. The Medical student's manual of chemistry by Rudolph August Witthaus (1906)
"... acetylenes. The hydrocarbons of this series may be considered as derived from the aliphatic hydrocarbons by substitution of two (or more) phenyl groups ..."

7. Text-book of Medical Chemistry for Medical and Pharmaceutical Students and by Elias Hudson Bartley (1889)
"The higher members are unimportant ; of these butylene, C4H8, is liquid or solid at ordinary temperatures. 529. acetylenes ..."

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