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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis..

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  • The properties of liquid and solid acetylene have been investigated by D. Mcintosh
  • Also, much modern torch use acetylene is still made this way.
  • The cylinders contained acetylene, which is a highly energetic chemical.
  • These are known as acetylene dichloride and tetrachloride respectively, or more systematically as dichlorethylene and tetrachlorethane. for more
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