isohexane


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isohexane

[¦ī·sō′hek‚sān]
(organic chemistry)
C6H14 A liquid mixture of isomeric hydrocarbons, flammable and explosive, insoluble in water, soluble in most organic solvents, boils at 54-61°C; used as a solvent, freezing-point depressant, and chemical intermediate.