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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ethane  \Eth"ane\,  n.  [From  {Ether}.]  (Chem.) 
  A  gaseous  hydrocarbon,  {C2H6},  forming  a  constituent  of 
  ordinary  illuminating  gas.  It  is  the  second  member  of  the 
  paraffin  series,  and  its  most  important  derivatives  are 
  common  alcohol,  aldehyde,  ether,  and  acetic  acid.  Called  also 
  {dimethyl}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ethane 
  n  :  a  colorless  odorless  gas  used  as  fuel 




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