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- (organic chemistry) The common name for the organic chemical compound ethene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.
- (organic chemistry) The divalent radical derived from ethane.
- ethylene glycol
- ethylene oxide
- ethylene-vinyl acetate
- polyethylene terephthalate (ester)