Ethylene vs Hexane - What's the difference?

ethylene | hexane |


As nouns the difference between ethylene and hexane

is that ethylene is ethylene while hexane is (organic compound) any of five isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons, c6h14 they are colorless, volatile liquids.

ethylene

English

Noun

  • (organic compound) The common name for the organic chemical compound ethene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.
  • (organic chemistry) The divalent radical derived from ethane.
  • Synonyms

    * IUPAC name: ethene

    Derived terms

    * ethylene glycol * ethylene oxide * ethylene-vinyl acetate * polyethylene * polyethylene terephthalate (ester)

    hexane

    English

    Noun

  • (organic compound) Any of five isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons, C6H14. They are colorless, volatile liquids.
  • Derived terms

    * cyclohexane