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olefin

(ō`ləfĭn) or

olefin series:

see alkenealkene
, any of a group of aliphatic hydrocarbons whose molecules contain one or more carbon-carbon double bonds (see chemical bond). Alkenes with only one double bond have the general formula CnH2n.
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olefin

[′ō·lə·fən]
(organic chemistry)
Cn H2 n A family of unsaturated, chemically active hydrocarbons with one carbon-carbon double bond; includes ethylene and propylene.
(textiles)
A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is any long-chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% by weight of ethylene, propylene, or other olefin units except amorphous (noncrystalline) polyolefins qualifying as rubber.

olefin

A lightweight, high-strength, long-chain polymeric material having very good abrasion resistance; especially used in indoor-outdoor carpeting.
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