alkanium etymology

English word alkanium comes from English -ium, English alkane

Detailed word origin of alkanium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ium English (eng) (by extension, humorous) Appended to common words to create scientific-sounding or humorous-sounding fictional substance names.. (chemistry) Used to form the names of metal elements, after the style of early-named elements, as well as the isotopes of hydrogen.. (chemistry) Used to form the temporary systematic element name of a metallic or nonmetallic element which is postulated to exist, or [...]
alkane English (eng) (organic compound) Any of saturated hydrocarbons including methane, ethane and compounds with long carbon chain known as paraffins etc., having a chemical formula of the form CnH2n+2.
alkanium English (eng) (chemistry) any carbocation obtained by hydrogenation of an alkane.

Words with the same origin as alkanium

Descendants of -ium
potassium radioactive titanic
Descendants of alkane
alkanofer alkanol disiloxane hexasiloxane oligosiloxane pentasiloxane polysiloxane siloxane tetrasiloxane trisiloxane