saturated hydrocarbon


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saturated hydrocarbon

[′sach·ə‚rād·əd ¦hī·drə′kär·bən]
(organic chemistry)
A saturated carbon-hydrogen compound with all carbon bonds filled; that is, there are no double or triple bonds as in olefins and acetylenics.
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