heptane

noun
hep·​tane | \ ˈhep-ˌtān How to pronounce heptane (audio) \

Definition of heptane

: any of several isomeric alkanes C7H16 especially : the liquid normal isomer occurring in petroleum and used especially as a solvent and in determining octane numbers

First Known Use of heptane

1877, in the meaning defined above

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