a colourless flammable liquid alkene having several straight-chained isomeric forms, used in the manufacture of organic compounds. Formula: C5H10 Also called amylene
- Pentetic acid
pentetic acid pen·tet·ic acid (pěn-tět’ĭk) n. Diethylenetriamine penta-acetic acid; a chelating agent, especially for iron but also showing an affinity for heavy metals that is used in the treatment of iron-storage disease and poisoning from heavy and radioactive metals.
/ˌpɛnθəsɪˈleɪə/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the daughter of Ares and queen of the Amazons, whom she led to the aid of Troy. She was slain by Achilles
/ˈpɛnθɪəs/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the grandson of Cadmus and his successor as king of Thebes, who resisted the introduction of the cult of Dionysus. In revenge the god drove him mad and he was torn to pieces by a group of bacchantes, one of whom was his mother
[pent-hous] /ˈpɛntˌhaʊs/ noun, plural penthouses [pent-hou-ziz] /ˈpɛntˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA) 1. an apartment or dwelling on the roof of a building, usually set back from the outer walls. 2. any specially designed apartment on an upper floor, especially the top floor, of a building. 3. a structure on a roof for housing elevator machinery, a […]