Neohexane

neohexane

[¦nē·ō′hek‚sān]
(organic chemistry)
C6H14 Volatile, flammable, colorless liquid boiling at 50°C; used as high-octane component of motor and aviation gasolines.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Neohexane

 

(also called 2,2-dimethylbutane), CH3C (CH3)2 - CH2CH3, a colorless liquid with a boiling point of 49.7°C. Neo-hexane is a component of petroleums and gasolines. It is used as a high-octane ingredient in the production of premium gasolines.

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