De-cane

decane

[dek-eyn]
noun Chemistry.
a hydrocarbon, C 10 H 22 , of the methane series, occurring in several isomeric forms.

Origin:
1870–75; dec- + -ane

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decane (ˈdɛkeɪn)
 
n
a liquid alkane hydrocarbon existing in several isomeric forms. Formula: C10H22
 
[C19: from deca- + -ane]

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decane   (děk'ān')  Pronunciation Key 
Any of various liquid hydrocarbons containing ten carbon atoms in a chain, attached to hydrogen atoms. Decane is the tenth member of the alkane series. Chemical formula: C10H22.
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