noun tri·decane \(ˈ)trī+\

Definition of tridecane

  1. :  a paraffin hydrocarbon C13H28; especially :  the liquid normal hydrocarbon CH3(CH2)11CH3 obtained from petroleum

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Origin and Etymology of tridecane

International Scientific Vocabulary tri- + decane; from the number of carbon atoms

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