ethane


eth·ane

noun \ˈe-ˌthān, British usually ˈē-\

Definition of ETHANE

:  a colorless odorless gaseous alkane C2H6 found in natural gas and used as a fuel

Origin of ETHANE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from ethyl
First Known Use: 1866

eth·ane

noun \ˈeth-ˌān, British ˈē-ˌthān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ETHANE

: a colorless odorless gaseous alkane C2H6 found in natural gas and used especially as a fuel

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Ethanim
Previous Word in the Dictionary: ethambutol
All Words Near: ethane

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up ethane? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).