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OLEF'IANT, a. [L. oleo, olfacio.] Olefiant gas is a compound of one prime of carbon and one of hydrogen, called by Ure carbureted hydrogen, to distinguish it from the gas resulting from one prime of carbon and two of hydrogen, which he calls subcarbureted hydrogen.

Olefiant gas, is so called from its property of forming with chlorin a compound resembling oil.



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OLEF'IANT, a. [L. oleo, olfacio.] Olefiant gas is a compound of one prime of carbon and one of hydrogen, called by Ure carbureted hydrogen, to distinguish it from the gas resulting from one prime of carbon and two of hydrogen, which he calls subcarbureted hydrogen.

Olefiant gas, is so called from its property of forming with chlorin a compound resembling oil.

O-LE-FI'ANT, a. [L. oleo, olfacio.]

Olefiant gas is a compound of two equivalents of carbon, and two of hydrogen. It was discovered in 1796. It is colorless, tasteless, and combustible. Olefiant gas, is so called from its property of forming with chlorin a compound resembling oil.


O*le"fi*ant
  1. Forming or producing an oil; specifically, designating a colorless gaseous hydrocarbon called ethylene.

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Olefiant

OLEF'IANT, adjective [Latin oleo, olfacio.] olefiant gas is a compound of one prime of carbon and one of hydrogen, called by Ure carbureted hydrogen, to distinguish it from the gas resulting from one prime of carbon and two of hydrogen, which he calls subcarbureted hydrogen.

Olefiant gas, is so called from its property of forming with chlorin a compound resembling oil.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

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Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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