Definition of ethyne in English:

ethyne

Pronunciation: /ˈeTHīn//eˈTHīn/

noun

  • systematic chemical name for acetylene
    • ‘At standard temperature and pressure, ethyne is a colorless gas with a pleasant smell.’
    • ‘Furthermore, the composition of Titan's atmosphere is complex: it is made up primarily of nitrogen, but a variety of hydrocarbons, such as methane, ethane, ethyne, and propane, are also present.’
    • ‘Acetylene or ethyne is also used to make vinyl chloride and vinyl acetate, both of which are converted to polymers.’

Pronunciation:

ethyne

/ˈeTHīn//eˈTHīn/