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ethylene series

noun, Chemistry

alkene series

noun, Chemistry
1.
the homologous series of unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons containing one double bond and having the general formula C n H 2n , as ethylene, H 2 C=CH 2 .
Also called ethylene series, olefin series.
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ethylene series

noun
1.
(chem) the homologous series of unsaturated hydrocarbons that contain one double bond and have the general formula, CnH2n; alkene series
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ethylene-series in Science
ethylene series  
The alkene series. See under alkene.
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