dodecane

noun
do·​de·​cane | \ ˈdōdəˌkān \
plural -s

Definition of dodecane

: any of the oily paraffin hydrocarbons having the formula C12H26 especially : the normal isomer CH3(CH2)10CH3 occurring in some petroleums

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History and Etymology for dodecane

International Scientific Vocabulary dodeca- + -ane

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“Dodecane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dodecane. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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