Ethane vs. Ethylene
Difference Between Ethane and Ethylene
An aliphatic hydrocarbon, C2H6, gaseous at normal temperatures and pressures, being a constituent of natural gas.
(organic compound) The common name for the organic chemical compound ethene. The simplest alkene, a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C2H4.
The same compound, subjected to modification by replacing one or more of the hydrogen atoms with other radicals.chlorinated ethanes; halogenated ethanes
(organic chemistry) The divalent radical derived from ethane.
a colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel
a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic