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a saturated hydrocarbon, i.e., one that has no carbon-carbon multiple bonds.
The general term for a saturated acyclic hydrocarbon; for example, propane, butane.
alkaneAny of a number of saturated aliphatic (straight-chain) hydrocarbons of the methane series (methane, ethane, propane, butane, pentane, hexane, septane, octane, nonane, decane, etc.), in which the carbons are joined to other carbons by single bonds.
The general term for a saturated acyclic hydrocarbon (e.g., propane, butane).