Definition of Ethylene. Meaning of Ethylene. Synonyms of Ethylene

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Definition of Ethylene

Ethylene
Ethylene Eth"yl*ene (-[=e]n), n. [From Ethyl.] (Chem.) A colorless, gaseous hydrocarbon, C2H4, forming an important ingredient of illuminating gas, and also obtained by the action of concentrated sulphuric acid in alcohol. It is an unsaturated compound and combines directly with chlorine and bromine to form oily liquids (Dutch liquid), -- hence called olefiant gas. Called also ethene, elayl, and formerly, bicarbureted hydrogen.

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- Ethylene (IUPAC name: ethene) is a hydrocarbon which has the formula C 2H 4 or H2C=CH2. It is a colorless flammable gas with a faint "sweet and musky"...
- Ethylene oxide is an organic compound with the formula C 2H 4O. It is a cyclic ether and the simplest epoxide: a three-membered ring consisting of one...
- liquid. Ethylene glycol is produced from ethylene (ethene), via the intermediate ethylene oxide. Ethylene oxide reacts with water to produce ethylene glycol...
- interaction of ethylene oxide with water, ethylene glycol, or ethylene glycol oligomers. The reaction is catalyzed by acidic or basic catalysts. Ethylene glycol...
- chemical formula (C2H4)n. PE is usually a mixture of similar polymers of ethylene, with various values of n. It can be low-density or high-density: low-density...
- Polyethylene terephthalate (or poly(ethylene terephthalate), PET, PETE, or the obsolete PETP or PET-P), is the most common thermoplastic polymer resin...
- Ethylene glycol poisoning is poisoning caused by drinking ethylene glycol. Early symptoms include intoxication, vomiting and abdominal pain. Later symptoms...
- Ethylene carbonate (sometimes abbreviated EC) is the organic compound with the formula (CH2O)2CO. It is classified as the cyclic carbonate ester of ethylene...
- Ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA), also known as poly (ethylene-vinyl acetate) (PEVA), is the copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate. The weight percent of...
- Ethylene (CH 2=CH 2) is an unsaturated hydrocarbon gas (alkene) acting naturally as a plant hormone. It is the simplest alkene gas and is the first gas...