Meaning of ACETYLENE in English

ACETYLENE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˈse-t ə l-ən, -t ə l-ˌēn ]

noun

Date: 1864

: a colorless gaseous hydrocarbon HC≡CH used chiefly in organic synthesis and as a fuel (as in welding and soldering)

• acet·y·le·nic ə-ˌse-t ə l-ˈē-nik, -ˈe-nik adjective

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