Haloalkane vs Hydrohalogenation - What's the difference?

haloalkane | hydrohalogenation |


As nouns the difference between haloalkane and hydrohalogenation

is that haloalkane is (organic chemistry) any alkane in which one or more hydrogen atoms has been replaced by that of a halogen while hydrohalogenation is (chemistry) the electrophilic addition of hydrohalic acids to alkenes to yield the corresponding haloalkanes.

haloalkane

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any alkane in which one or more hydrogen atoms has been replaced by that of a halogen
  • Synonyms

    *alkyl halide

    Hyponyms

    * chloroalkane

    Hypernyms

    * organohalide *halocarbon

    hydrohalogenation

    English

    Noun

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