a liquid hydrocarbon of the paraffin series
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The fifth member of the paraffin series. Pentane exists in three isomeric forms. Symbol C5H12
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One of lighter hydrocarbons, such as propane and butane, and mixtures of these gases are liquefied and employed as fuels.
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An alkane having the formula C5H12, flash point of -40°F, and explosive limits of 1.4% to 8%. Pentane is frequently used to extract flammable or combustible liquid residues from debris samples
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the saturated hydrocarbon with five carbon atoms in its molecule (C5H12), a liquid under normal conditions. See 'Alkanes'.
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Pen'tane noun [ See Penta- .] (Chemistry) Any one of the three metameric hydrocarbons, C 5 H 12 , of the methane or paraffin series. They are colorless, volatile liquids, two of which occur in petroleum. So called becaus...
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<chemistry> Any one of the three metameric hydrocarbons, C5H12, of the methane or paraffin series. They are colourless, volatile liquids, two of which occur in petroleum. So called because of the five carbon atoms in the molecule. ... See: Penta-. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 19...
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• (n.) Any one of the three metameric hydrocarbons, C5H12, of the methane or paraffin series. They are colorless, volatile liquids, two of which occur in petroleum. So called because of the five carbon atoms in the molecule.
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C5H12 Molar mass: 72.14878
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[data page] == Material Safety Data Sheet == The handling of this chemical may incur notable safety precautions. It is highly recommend that you seek the Material Safety Datasheet (MSDS) for this chemical from a reliable source such as SIRI, and follow its directions. MSDS for pentane is ava...
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Pentanes are components of some fuels and are employed as specialty solvents in the laboratory. Their properties are very similar to those of butanes and hexanes. ==Isomers== ==Industrial uses== Pentane is one of the primary blowing agents used in the production of polystyrene foam. Because of its ...
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1) A liquid hydrocarbon of the paraffin series 2) Bottled gas 3) Organic solvent
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