olefin

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Etymology[edit]

From olefiant, "oil-producing".

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olefin (plural olefins)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of unsaturated open-chain hydrocarbons such as ethylene; an alkene with only one carbon-carbon double bond.

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