Meaning of propylene

pro•pyl•ene

Pronunciation: (prō'pu-lēn"), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
—adj.
  1. containing the propylene group.
—n.
  1. a colorless, flammable gas, CH, of the olefin series: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
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