Hex"yl*ene (?), n. [Hex- + -yl + ethlene.] Chem.

A colorless, liquid hydrocarbon, C6H12, of the ethylene series, produced artificially, and found as a natural product of distillation of certain coals; also, any one several isomers of hexylene proper. Called also hexene.

 

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