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A flammable, colorless, mobile liquid cycloalkane, C6H12, obtained from petroleum and benzene and used in the manufacture of nylon and as a solvent, a paint remover, and a varnish remover.
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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless insoluble flammable liquid cycloalkane with a pungent odour, made by hydrogenation of benzene and used as a paint remover and solvent. Formula: C6H12
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cy•clo•hex•ane(ˌsaɪ kləˈhɛk seɪn, ˌsɪk lə-)
a colorless, pungent, flammable liquid, C6H12, used chiefly as a solvent.
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