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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hexane  \Hex"ane\,  n.  [Gr.  "e`x  six.]  (Chem.) 
  Any  one  of  five  hydrocarbons,  {C6H14},  of  the  paraffin 
  series.  They  are  colorless,  volatile  liquids,  and  are  so 
  called  because  the  molecule  has  six  carbon  atoms. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hexane 
  n  :  a  colorless  flammable  liquid  alkane  derived  from  petroleum 
  and  used  as  a  solvent 




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