Definition of Pentanes

1. Noun. (plural of pentane) ¹



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Definition of Pentanes

1. pentane [n] - See also: pentane

Medical Definition of Pentanes

1. Five-carbon saturated hydrocarbon group of the methane series. Include isomers and derivatives. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentanes

pentamethylenediamines
pentamethylenes
pentamethylenetetrazol
pentametre
pentametric
pentamidine
pentamidine isethionate
pentamidines
pentamirror
pentamolybdate
pentandria
pentandrous
pentane
pentanediol
pentanedithiol
pentanes (current term)
pentangle
pentangles
pentangular
pentanitride
pentanitrides
pentanoic
pentanoic acid
pentanol
pentanols
pentanones
pentanuclear
pentaoxide
pentaoxides
pentaoxolane

Literary usage of Pentanes

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1. The Chemistry of the Non-benzenoid Hydrocarbons and Their Simple Derivatives by Benjamin Talbott Brooks (1922)
"Isopentyl chloride is only very slowly acted upon by 2 per cent caustic potash at 60°-70°. The Hexanes: Like the pentanes, ..."

2. Treatise on General and Industrial Organic Chemistry by Ettore Molinari (1921)
"pentanes, C5H12 These hydrocarbons are found especially in the petroleum products boiling a little above 0°, and are placed on ..."

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