ethyne

ethyne

[eth-ahyn, e-thahyn]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
eth(yl) + -yne (variant of -ine1)

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ethyne (ˈiːθaɪn, ˈɛθaɪn)
 
n
another name for acetylene
 
[C20: from ethyl + -ine²]

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ethyne   (ěth'īn')  Pronunciation Key 
See acetylene.
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