Ethylene vs Olefine - What's the difference?

ethylene | olefine |


As nouns the difference between ethylene and olefine

is that ethylene is ethylene while olefine is olefin.

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)

    olefine

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (chemistry) olefiant gas, or ethylene
  • (chemistry, by extension) any of the series of unsaturated hydrocarbons of which ethylene is a type
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