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ethylene

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈeθɪliːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈeθɪliːn//
 
(also ethene) [uncountable] (symbol C2H4) (chemistry)
 
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a gas which is present in coal, crude oil, and natural gas
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