quartene etymology

English word quartene comes from English ethylene, English quartane ((chemistry, obsolete) butane.)

Detailed word origin of quartene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ethylene English (eng) (organic chemistry) The divalent radical derived from ethane.. (organic compound) The common name for the organic chemical compound ethene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.
quartane English (eng) (chemistry, obsolete) butane.
quartene English (eng) (archaic, chemistry) butylene.

Words with the same origin as quartene

Descendants of ethylene
ETFE PTFE TFE XL-ETFE ePTFE ethylenic ethylenically melene methene nonylene tetrylene