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propylene

noun pro·pyl·ene \ˈprō-pə-ˌlēn\

Definition of PROPYLENE

:  a flammable gaseous hydrocarbon C3H6 obtained by cracking petroleum hydrocarbons and used chiefly in organic synthesis

First Known Use of PROPYLENE

1850

propylene

noun pro·pyl·ene \ˈprō-pə-ˌlēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROPYLENE

:  a flammable gaseous hydrocarbon C3H6 obtained by cracking petroleum hydrocarbons and used chiefly in organic synthesis—called also propene

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