Meaning of cyclopentane

cy•clo•pen•tane

Pronunciation: (sī"klu-pen'tān, sik"lu-), [key]
— n.
  1. a colorless, water-insoluble liquid, CH, obtained from petroleum and used chiefly as a solvent. Also called
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