propylenic etymology

English word propylenic comes from English -ic, English propylene

Detailed word origin of propylenic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
propylene English (eng) (organic compound) The organic chemical compound propene. An alkene which is a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C3H6.
propylenic English (eng) Related to propylene or to polypropylene.

Words with the same origin as propylenic

Descendants of -ic
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