olefin

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noun ole·fin \ˈō-lə-fən\

Definition of olefin

  1. 1 :  alkene

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

olefinic

play \ˌō-lə-ˈfi-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of olefin

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


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olefin

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noun ole·fin \ˈō-lə-fən\

Medical Definition of olefin

  1. :  alkene

olefinic

\ˌō-lə-ˈfin-ik\play adjective

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