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acetylene series

noun, Chemistry

alkyne series

noun, Chemistry
1.
the homologous series of unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons containing one triple bond and having the general formula, C n H 2n+2 , as acetylene, HC≡CH.
Also called acetylene series.
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acetylene series  
The alkyne series. See under alkyne.
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