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Categories: Hydrocarbons, All articles needing additional references, Alkanes, archived copy as title
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methane series  alkane series  alkane  paraffin series  paraffin
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In organic chemistry, an alkane, or paraffin, is an acyclic saturated hydrocarbon. Wikipedia
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Acyclic saturated hydrocarbon Wikidata
Paraffins. A homologous series of saturated hydrocarbons having the general formula CnH2n+2. Their systematic names end in -ane. They are chemically inert, stable, and flammable. The first four members of the series OmegaWiki
Any acyclic saturated hydrocarbon (e.g., methane, ethane, etc.). Wiktionary
Acyclic saturated hydrocarbon of formula C nH 2n+2. Wiktionary (translation)
Any member of the alkane hydrocarbons. Wiktionary
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The carbon chain of an alkane may be linear or branched, but must not contain loops (cycles); its chemical formula is of the form CnH2n+2. Wiktionary
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