Definitions of hexane

n a colorless flammable liquid alkane derived from petroleum and used as a solvent

Type of:
alkane, alkane series, methane series, paraffin, paraffin series
a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, solvent
a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

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