Alkyne

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Description

A compound in the homologous series of aliphatic hydrocarbons that have only one triple bond between two carbon atoms. The basic formula for the group is (CnH2n-2). Examples are acetylene (or ethyne) and crotonylene (or butyne).

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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