-ene

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See also: ene, Ene, and ENE

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the Ancient Greek feminine patronymic suffix.

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-ene

  1. (organic chemistry) An unsaturated hydrocarbon having at least one double bond; an alkene.
  2. (organic chemistry) An aromatic hydrocarbon based on benzene.
  3. A polymer derived from an alkene.

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The common names of some other organic compounds also end in ene.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from graphene, expressing its monolayer characteristic

Suffix[edit]

-ene

  1. a single-atom thick two-dimensional layer of atoms
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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From -enis +‎ -e (fem.).

Suffix[edit]

-ene

  1. feminine form of -enis

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