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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 main ingredients of fresh baby ginger or baby ginger paocai belonged to alcohols, aldehydes, olefines, and esters.
BM gasification was particularly popular in the 1970s and several technologies such as Peatgas, Hy-gas, and Hyflex processes, with mainly peat used, were developed to pilot plant level with the aim to produce either a rich in [CH.sub.4] substitute to natural gas or low boiling hydrocarbons (mainly olefines) for further conversion.
Plus recemment, son groupe a mis au point uncertain nombre d'applications issues de Ia chimie Zr-Pet Ti-S dans des process us stoechiometriques et catalytiques, et decouvert une nouvelle categorie de catalyseurs hautement efficaces de polymerisation des olefines.
* 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.
On the reference to 'Olefines 7' as a name, having worked on the Wilton site when it was ICI in the mid sixties and having family working there now, they, like me, may disagree with the writer.