Nonane

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nonane (Chem) One of a group of metameric hydrocarbons C9H20 of the paraffin series; -- so called because of the nine carbon atoms in the molecule. Normal nonane is a colorless volatile liquid, an ingredient of ordinary kerosene.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nonane A colorless liquid compound of the methane series, CH3(CH2)7CH3, prepared by the action of hydriodic acid and phosphorus on pelargonic acid. It melts at—51° C., boils at 149.5° C., and is probably present in petroleum.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. nonus, ninth

Usage


In science:

For methanol σM ≈ 3.65˚A (valid for both Lennard-Jones and Stockmayer potentials), while for nonane we may deduce an effective diameter σA ≈ 5.99˚A from the excluded volume or “hard-sphere” volume.
Cross-over between first-order and critical wetting at the liquid-vapour interface of n-alkane/methanol mixtures: tricritical wetting and critical prewetting
This value is somewhat lower than the value −6 that is given in Table I for n-nonane/methanol (SC lattice).
Cross-over between first-order and critical wetting at the liquid-vapour interface of n-alkane/methanol mixtures: tricritical wetting and critical prewetting
Consider the (nonan element f ∈ K/℘qK to the character σ → (σ − 1)℘−1 commutative) Fq -algebra Fq hGal(Fq /Fp )i with Fq -basis Gal(Fq /Fp) and relations aσ = σ(a)σ for each a ∈ Fq and σ ∈ Gal(Fq /Fp).
Some remarks on the local class field theory of Serre and Hazewinkel
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