[eth-eyn] /ˈɛθ eɪn/
a colorless, odorless, flammable gas, C 2 H 6 , of the methane series, present in natural gas, illuminating gas, and crude petroleum: used chiefly in organic synthesis and as a fuel gas.
a colourless odourless flammable gaseous alkane obtained from natural gas and petroleum: used as a fuel and in the manufacture of organic chemicals. Formula: C2H6
1873, from ethyl + -ane, the appropriate suffix under Hofmann’s system.
A colorless, odorless, flammable gas occurring in natural gas. It is used as a fuel and in refrigeration. Ethane is the second member of the alkane series. Chemical formula: C2H6.
- Ethanedioic acid
/ˌiːθeɪndaɪˈəʊɪk; ˌɛθ-/ noun 1. the technical name for oxalic acid
/ˈiːθeɪnˌdaɪɒl; ˈɛθ-/ noun 1. a clear colourless syrupy soluble liquid substance, used as an antifreeze and solvent. Formula: CH2OHCH2OH Also called glycol, ethylene glycol
ethanethiol (ěth’ə-něth’ē-ôl’, -ōl’) See ethyl mercaptan.
[frohm] /froʊm/ noun 1. a novel (1911) by Edith Wharton.