olefin

noun ole·fin \ ˈō-lə-fən \

Definition of olefin

1 :alkene
2 :a synthetic fiber (such as polypropylene) derived from an alkene

olefinic

play \ˌō-lə-ˈfi-nik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of olefin

International Scientific Vocabulary, from French (gaz) oléfiant ethylene, from Latin oleum


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olefin

noun ole·fin \ ˈō-lə-fən \

medical Definition of olefin

olefinic

play \ˌō-lə-ˈfin-ik\ adjective

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