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propane

noun pro·pane \ˈprō-ˌpān\

: a colorless gas that is used for cooking and heating

Full Definition of PROPANE

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

Origin of PROPANE

International Scientific Vocabulary prop- + -ane
First Known Use: 1866

propane

noun pro·pane \ˈprō-ˌpān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROPANE

:  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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