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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hydrocarbon  \Hy`dro*car"bon\,  n.  [Hydro-,  2  +  carbon.]  (Chem.) 
  A  compound  containing  only  hydrogen  and  carbon,  as  methane, 
  benzene,  etc.;  also  by  extension,  any  of  their  derivatives. 
 
  {Hydrocarbon  burner},  {furnace},  {stove},  a  burner,  furnace, 
  or  stove  with  which  liquid  fuel,  as  petroleum,  is  used 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hydrocarbon 
  n  :  an  organic  compound  containing  only  carbon  and  hydrogen 




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