Meaning of hexane


Pronunciation: (hek'sān), [key]
— n.
  1. any of five isomeric hydrocarbons having the formula CH, of the alkane series, some of which are obtained from petroleum: used as solvents and chemical intermediates and in fuels.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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