light ends

light ends

[′līt ′enz]
(materials)
The lower-boiling components of a mixture of hydrocarbons, such as those evaporated or distilled off easily in comparison to the bulk of the mixture; for hydrocarbon mixtures, usually considered to be butane and lighter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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