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propane

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noun pro·pane \ˈprō-ˌpān\

Simple Definition of propane

  • : a colorless gas that is used for cooking and heating

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of propane

  1. :  a heavy flammable gaseous alkane C3H8 found in crude petroleum and natural gas and used especially as fuel and in chemical synthesis

Origin and Etymology of propane

International Scientific Vocabulary prop- + -ane


First Known Use: 1866


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propane

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noun pro·pane \ˈprō-ˌpān\

Medical Definition of propane

  1. :  a heavy flammable gaseous alkane C3H8 found in crude petroleum and natural gas and used especially as fuel and in chemical synthesis




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