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al·kene

(al'kēn),
An acyclic hydrocarbon containing one or more carbon-carbon double bonds; for example, ethene, propene.
Synonym(s): olefin
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

al·kene

(al'kēn)
An acyclic hydrocarbon containing one or more double bonds; e.g., ethene, propene.
Synonym(s): olefin.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The incident follows the fire at an olefine plant of the naphtha cracking complex, the so-called sixth naphtha cracker (in Taiwan), which broke out on July 7.
As seen from Figure 1(a), the principal volatile constituents of the fresh baby ginger or baby ginger paocai consisted of olefines, esters, alcohols, and aldehydes.
* In November 2009, Sabic and Linde publicised the first successful commercialisation of the ?-Sablin technology for producing linear alpha olefines, which was developed jointly by Sabic and Linde.
Fast pyrolysis operating with heating rates of 1000-10 000[degrees]C/s and residence times in the gas phase less than 0.5 s usually results in yielding valuable gases (lower olefines and other hydrocarbons) when temperatures from 600 to 1000[degrees]C are used.
Schwass assure l'initiative et le soutien en matiere environnementale aux activites de recherche et de technologie des produits chimiques et aux activites relies aux olefines et polyolefines.
300 degree Fahrenheit), and olefines adversely affected emissions.
In the late 1960s, I was employed as a shift technologist on the earlier cracker units, Olefines 4 and 5.
* In November 2009, Sabic and Linde publicised the first successful commercialisation of the a-Sablin technology for producing linear alpha olefines, which was developed jointly by Sabic and Linde.
and Europe (Luxembourg) Manufacturing Processes: Spunlaced, Spunbonded Fibers: Dacron Polyester, Kevlar Para-Aramid, Nomex Meta-Aramid, Polypropelene, Olefines Brand Names: Sontara spunlaced fabric, Typar supnbonded polyethylene, Tyvek spunbonded polypropylene