ethene

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ethene ‎(countable and uncountable, plural ethenes)

  1. (organic chemistry) The official IUPAC name for the organic chemical compound ethylene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4
  2. (organic chemistry) Any alkene derived from ethylene
Chemical Structure of Ethene

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