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liquid hydrocarbon

[′lik·wəd ′hī·drə‚kär·bən]
(organic chemistry)
A hydrocarbon that has been converted from a gas to a liquid by pressure or by reduction in temperature; usually limited to butanes, propane, ethane, and methane.
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