Heptane vs Heptine - What's the difference?

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In organic compound|lang=en terms the difference between heptane and heptine

is that heptane is (organic compound) any of the nine isomers of the saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon c7h16, obtained from petroleum, especially n-heptane (ch3(ch2)5ch3) while heptine is (organic compound) any of a series of unsaturated metameric hydrocarbons, c7h12, of the acetylene series.

As nouns the difference between heptane and heptine

is that heptane is (organic compound) any of the nine isomers of the saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon c7h16, obtained from petroleum, especially n-heptane (ch3(ch2)5ch3) while heptine is (organic compound) any of a series of unsaturated metameric hydrocarbons, c7h12, of the acetylene series.

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heptane

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic compound) Any of the nine isomers of the saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon C7H16, obtained from petroleum, especially n-heptane (CH3(CH2)5CH3)
  • Derived terms

    * cycloheptane

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    heptine

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic compound) Any of a series of unsaturated metameric hydrocarbons, C7H12, of the acetylene series.
  • (Webster 1913)