acetylen

See also: Acetylen and acetylén

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Structural formula of the acetylene (ethyne) molecule, C2H2. The molecule belongs to the D∞h point group.

EtymologyEdit

acetyl +‎ -en, first part from Latin acētum (vinegar), from aceō (to be sour), from Proto-Italic *akēō (be sharp-tasting, be sour), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ-éh₁-ye-ti, from *h₂eḱ- (sharp) + second part is a new formation from Ancient Greek ὕλη (húlē, wood, material), from Proto-Indo-European *swel-, *sel- (firewood, wood, beam). Last part from Ancient Greek -ηνή (-ēnḗ), feminine form of -ηνός (-ēnós), from -νός (-nós), alternative form of -νος (-nos), from Proto-Indo-European *-nós.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /asɛtʏˈleːn/
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  • Rhymes: -eːn
  • Hyphenation: a‧ce‧tyl‧en

NounEdit

acetylen n (definite singular acetylenet, indefinite plural acetylen, definite plural acetylena or acetylenene)

  1. (organic chemistry) acetylene (any organic compound having one or more carbon–carbon triple bonds; an alkyne)
  2. (organic chemistry) acetylene (ethyne; the simplest alkyne, a hydrocarbon of formula HC≡CH. It is a colourless, odorless gas, formerly used as an illuminating gas, but now used in welding or metallurgy)
    Synonym: etyn

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acetylen m inan

  1. acetylene

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NounEdit

acetylen n or c

  1. (organic chemistry) ethyne, a simple hydrocarbon (alkyne)
  2. definite singular of acetyl

DeclensionEdit

Declension of acetylen 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative acetylen acetylenet
Genitive acetylens acetylenets
Declension of acetylen 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative acetylen acetylenen
Genitive acetylens acetylenens

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