olefin

olefin
   An alkene. An organic compound similar to an alkane, but containing at least one double bond. Olefins have the formula CnH2n. The simplest olefin is ethylene, C2H4.

Forensic science glossary. . 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • olefin — o le*fin, olefine o le*fine([=o] l[ e]*f[i^]n or [=o] l[ e]*f[=e]n), n. [From {Olefiant}.] 1. (Chem.) Olefiant gas, or ethylene. See {Ethylene}. [archaic] [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: (Chem.) Any one of the series of unsaturated hydrocarbons of which …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • olefin — [ō′ləfin, ō′ləfēn΄ō′lə fin] n. [< Fr ( gaz) oléfiant < L oleum,OIL + prp. of Fr fier, to make < L facere: see DO1] ALKENE: also olefine [ō′ləfin, ō′ləfēn΄] olefinic [ō′ləfin′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Olefin — Allgemeine Strukturformel für Alkene mit einer Doppelbindung Unter Alkenen (früher auch Olefine) werden chemische Verbindungen aus der Gruppe der Kohlenwasserstoffe verstanden, die an beliebiger Position eine oder mehrere Doppelbindungen zwischen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • olefin — alkenas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Alifatinis angliavandenilis, turintis vieną dvigubąjį ryšį. atitikmenys: angl. alkene; olefin rus. алкен; олефин ryšiai: sinonimas – etileninis angliavandenilis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Olefin metathesis — or transalkylidenation is an organic reaction that entails redistribution of alkylene fragments by the scission of carbon carbon double bonds in olefins (alkenes).[1] Its advantages include the creation of fewer sideproducts and hazardous wastes …   Wikipedia

  • Olefin fiber — is a synthetic fiber made from a polyolefin, such as polypropylene or polyethylene. It is used in wallpaper, ropes, and vehicle interiors. Olefin s advantages are its strength, colourfastness and comfort, stain, mildew, abrasion and sunlight… …   Wikipedia

  • olefin series — n. ETHYLENE SERIES …   English World dictionary

  • olefin fiber — any of a group of synthetic textile fibers, as Herculon, formed from long chain polymers no less than 85 percent ethylene, propylene, or other olefin units. * * * …   Universalium

  • olefin fibre — /ˈɒləfən faɪbə/ (say oluhfuhn fuybuh) noun any of a group of synthetic textile fibres formed from long chain polymers which are at least 85 per cent olefin …  

  • olefin fiber — any of a group of synthetic textile fibers, as Herculon, formed from long chain polymers no less than 85 percent ethylene, propylene, or other olefin units …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”