Alkene vs Hydrohalogenation - What's the difference?

alkene | hydrohalogenation |


As nouns the difference between alkene and hydrohalogenation

is that alkene is while hydrohalogenation is (chemistry) the electrophilic addition of hydrohalic acids to alkenes to yield the corresponding haloalkanes.

alkene

English

(wikipedia alkene)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) An unsaturated, aliphatic hydrocarbon with one or more carbon–carbon double bonds.
  • See also

    * alkyne * ethylene

    hydrohalogenation

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia hydrohalogenation)
  • (chemistry) The electrophilic addition of hydrohalic acids to alkenes to yield the corresponding haloalkanes.