Unsaturated vs Olefine - What's the difference?

unsaturated | olefine |


As an adjective unsaturated

is (chemistry|of a solution) not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a solute at the same temperature.

As a noun olefine is

olefin.

unsaturated

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (chemistry, of a solution) Not saturated; capable of dissolving more of a solute at the same temperature.
  • (chemistry) Of a compound containing atoms sharing more than one valence bond, especially of an organic compound having one or more double bonds or triple bonds between carbon atoms.
  • (of a colour) Not chromatically pure; diluted.
  • 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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