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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A flammable gas obtained by cracking petroleum.

Usage examples (11)
  • The "gasoline" version (Figure 1) consists of dimerising propene to high-octane isohexenes.
  • There is, quite often, an excess of propene, especially in oil refineries that do not have petrochemicals, as in the United States.
  • Both of these mechanisms were based on smog chamber experiments involving butane and propylene or propene, if you're a nomenclature purist.
  • In the next step this rapidly reacts either with Nu - and gives the substitution product or transfers a proton to the solvent or Nu - to give propene. for more
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