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Meaning of "ethylene" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ETHYLENE

ethylene  [ˈɛθɪˌliːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ETHYLENE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ethylene is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ETHYLENE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ethylene

Ethylene is a hydrocarbon with the formula C 2H 4 or H2C=CH2. It is a colorless flammable gas with a faint "sweet and musky" odor when pure. It is the simplest alkene, and the simplest unsaturated hydrocarbon after acetylene. Ethylene is widely used in chemical industry, and its worldwide production exceeds that of any other organic compound. Ethylene is also an important natural plant hormone, used in agriculture to force the ripening of fruits.

Definition of ethylene in the English dictionary

The definition of ethylene in the dictionary is a colourless flammable gaseous alkene with a sweet odour, obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in the manufacture of polythene and many other chemicals. Formula: CH2:CH2 Also called: ethene.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ETHYLENE


Abilene
ˈæbɪˌliːn
acetylene
əˈsɛtɪˌliːn
amitriptyline
ˌæmɪˈtrɪptɪˌliːn
butylene
ˈbjuːtɪˌliːn
diethylene
daɪˈeθɪˌliːn
hexylene
ˈheksɪˌliːn
isobutylene
ˌaɪsəˈbjuːtɪˌliːn
methylene
ˈmɛθɪˌliːn
nortriptyline
nɔːˈtrɪptɪˌliːn
polyethylene
ˌpɒlɪˈɛθɪˌliːn
polypropylene
ˌpɒlɪˈprəʊpɪˌliːn
polytetrafluoroethylene
ˌpɒlɪˌtɛtrəˌflʊərəʊˈɛθɪˌliːn
propylene
ˈprəʊpɪˌliːn
selegiline
səˈlɛɡɪˌliːn
squalene
ˈskweɪˌliːn
Terylene
ˈtɛrɪˌliːn
trichlorethylene
ˌtraɪklɔːˈreθɪˌliːn
trichloroethylene
traɪˌklɔːrəʊˈɛθɪˌliːn
trimethylene
traɪˈmɛθɪˌliːn
Vaseline
ˈvæsɪˌliːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ETHYLENE

ethoxy
ethoxyethane
ethoxyl
ethyl
ethyl acetate
ethyl alcohol
ethyl carbamate
ethyl ether
ethylamine
ethylate
ethylation
ethylbenzene
ethylene glycol
ethylene group
ethylene radical
ethylene series
ethylenic
ethylic
ethyne
ethynyl

WORDS THAT END LIKE ETHYLENE

amylene
cyanoacetylene
gasolene
Hellene
Magdalene
Mary Magdalene
mesitylene
methylnaphthalene
Mytilene
naphthalene
paraselene
pentylene
perchloroethylene
phenylene
Saint Mary Magdalene
scalene
Selene
silene
tetrafluoroethylene
xylene

Synonyms and antonyms of ethylene in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ethylene» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ETHYLENE

Find out the translation of ethylene to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ethylene from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ethylene» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

乙烯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

etileno
570 millions of speakers

English

ethylene
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

इथाइलीन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاثيلين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

этилена
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

etileno
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ইথিলিন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

éthylène
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Etilena
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ethylen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エチレン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에틸렌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ethylene
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ethylene
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எத்திலீன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इथिलीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

etilen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

etilene
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

etylenu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

етилену
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

etilenă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αιθυλενίου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

etileen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

eten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

etylen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ethylene

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ETHYLENE»

The term «ethylene» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.357 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ETHYLENE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ethylene» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ethylene» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ethylene

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ETHYLENE»

Discover the use of ethylene in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ethylene and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Ethylene in Plant Biology
Ethylene in Plant Biology
Frederick Abeles, 2012
2
Ethylene: Agricultural Resources and Applications
With an ever-increasing demand for more food supply, agricultural scientists will have to search for new ways and technologies to promote food production.
Muhammad Arshad, William T. Frankenberger Jr., 2002
3
Ethylene Action in Plants
This book brings into focus the developments on the biochemical, physiological, and molecular basis for ethylene action in plants.
Nafees A. Khan, 2007
4
Sterilization Validation and Routine Operation Handbook: ...
The text defines methods to assist you in the interpretation and understanding of the requirements in the standard and offers logical procedures for the validation and routine monitoring of your specific ethylene oxide process.
Anne F. Booth, 1999
5
Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Chemistry: Biotechnical and Biomedical ...
The idea for this book came from discussions among participants in a symposium on biotechnical applications at the "Pacifichem 89" meeting in Honolulu.
J. Milton Harris, 1992
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Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene II: ...
A certain number of cells are destined for tassel and ear development [8]. As the plant develops, there is a phase transition [\3, 16] from the vegetative lateral buds to the reproductive lateral buds.
A.K. Kanellis, 1999
7
Ethylene: basic chemicals feedstock material
Good,No Highlights,No Markup,all pages are intact, Slight Shelfwear,may have the corners slightly dented, may have slight color changes/slightly damaged spine.
Oscar G. Farah, Mitre Corporation, 1980
8
Preventing Worker Injuries and Deaths from Explosions in ...
The health care & food industries depend on the EtO sterilization industry for sterile products. Oxidizing emission control devices (OECDs) are integrated into some sterilization systems.
Barry Leonard, 2008
9
Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene: ...
There have been rapid advances in elucidating the mechanisms of ethylene perception and synthesis by plants, the signal transduction pathway, and ethylene control in transgenic plants.
A.K. Kanellis, 1997
10
Advances in Plant Ethylene Research: Proceedings of the 7th ...
This book is expected to be of great interest to scientists, researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, interested in the progress made in plant ethylene research and biotechnology.
Angelo Ramina, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ETHYLENE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ethylene is used in the context of the following news items.
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Global Study On Ethylene Sulfate Industry In China Market Growth …
The report firstly introduced Ethylene Sulfate (Global and China Ethylene Sulfate Industry 2014 Market Research Report) basic information ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
2
Global Ethylene Diamine Tetraacetic Acid (EDTA) Industry Report …
The Global Ethylene Diamine Tetraacetic Acid (EDTA) Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
3
Small amount of ethylene oxide leaks at Bayer CropScience plant in …
INSTITUTE, West Virginia — A Kanawha County emergency official says a small amount of ethylene oxide leaked at Bayer CropScience's plant ... «Daily Journal, Jul 15»
4
PODCAST: US June ethylene falls on lower cash costs
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US June ethylene contracts settled at a 70-month low as cash costs fell and production remained strong, ICIS Americas ... «ICIS, Jul 15»
5
Global Study On Ethylene Ethyl Acrylate Industry In China Market …
The report firstly introduced Ethylene Ethyl Acrylate (EEA) basic information included Ethylene Ethyl Acrylate (EEA) definition classification ... «CSO Australia, Jul 15»
6
Research delivers insight into the Global ethylene-propylene …
Ethylene-propylene elastomers (EP elastomers) are one of the most widely used and fastest growing synthetic rubbers, after polybutadiene ... «WhaTech, Jul 15»
7
Global Ethylene Dichloride (EDC) Market 2015-2019 - Bio-ethylene
EDC, also known as 1,2-dichloroethane, is a clear, colorless liquid with a pleasant odor and sweet taste. Ethylene and chlorine are the basic ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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Ethylene Glycols Market Is Expected To Reach $33.36 Billion by …
The global market for ethylene glycol is expected to reach USD 33.36 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
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Research and Markets: Global Ethylene Technology Report 2015
Ethylene is a key building block of the chemical industry, the most simple olefin. It is used as the basic building block to produce a wide range of ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
10
Spot ethylene prices slump by US$100/ton in Asia on rising supply …
Spot ethylene prices plunged in Asia during this past week. Although spot naphtha prices are suggesting only minor changes week over week, ... «plastemart.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ethylene [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ethylene>. Jan 2020 ».
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