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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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The incident follows the fire at an olefine plant of the naphtha cracking complex, the so-called sixth naphtha cracker (in Taiwan), which broke out on July 7.
This assumption is based on established evidence that aliphatic and aromatic esters containing a [gamma]-hydrogen atom decompose photochemically by an intramolecular rearrangement into an olefine and the corresponding acid.
Workers strike over promotion for German WILTON ICI confirmed that some riggers had walked out on strike at the Olefine Works.
Also, Carmel Olefin is the correct company name, not Carmel Olefine.
DUBAI, Nov 18 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Petrochemicals Industries (PIC) is steps away from acquiring 45 percent of ONGC Petra Additions limited's (OPaL) olefines plant in India, the state-owned company's CEO Asaad Al-Saad said Wednesday.
Mrs May said: "He worked in the chemical industry at Billingham and worked his way up to be a manager at the Olefines plant at Wilton, retiring aged 59 in 1991.
Sablin technology for producing linear alpha olefines, which was developed jointly by Sabic and Linde.
5 s usually results in yielding valuable gases (lower olefines and other hydrocarbons) when temperatures from 600 to 1000[degrees]C are used.
Schwass assure l'initiative et le soutien en matiere environnementale aux activites de recherche et de technologie des produits chimiques et aux activites relies aux olefines et polyolefines.
300 degree Fahrenheit), and olefines adversely affected emissions.