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acetylene

 [ah-set´ĭ-lēn]
HC≡CH, a colorless, combustible, explosive gas, the simplest alkyne (unsaturated, triple-bonded hydrocarbon).

acetylene

/acet·y·lene/ (ah-set´ĭ-lēn) HCtbondCH, a colorless, volatile, explosive gas, the simplest alkyne (unsaturated, triple-bonded hydrocarbon).

acetylene

[əset′əlēn]
a colorless, highly flammable gas that is the simplest of the alkynes. Also called ethyne.

acetylene

a colorless, combustible, explosive gas, the simplest triple-bonded hydrocarbon.
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Acetylene is a highly flammable substance widely used as a fuel and a chemical building block.
Today, carbide lamps have been relegated to the history books but acetylene is still one of the most important industrial chemicals in existence.
The gang members then use acetylene torches to cut vaults open.
According to the company, it currently sells MagneGas into the metal working market as a replacement to acetylene.
Different acetylene concentrations are required for nitrification inhibition in different soils.
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Pressurized bottles containing acetylene are dangerous and inconvenient.
produce 9,000- 10,000 tons of acetylene rubber and 25,000-26,000 tons of butadiene rubber a year.
The acetylene plant is one of the key production facilities at the Ludwigshafen site.
She added: "The fire broke out within an outbuilding, which contained an acetylene cylinder.
The fire quickly spread to the main building which is used for engineering and workers were evacuated and taken to the nearby North Bridge Leisure Centre because of the presence of acetylene gas cylinders.
But the aim is to create a system with a small cell containing acetylene gas and send the beam from the laser through it: if the laser is not on the right frequency, the light "dips" as it goes through the absorption line and comes back.