ethane ethane  /ˈɛ ˌθeɪn/


  • (n) a colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel


  1. These too would have been the result of flowing ethane or methane, not water.
  2. The gas prepared to take the Graf Zeppelin back to Germany is ethane, extracted from natural gas.
  3. Other images revealed what could be rivers and lakes filled with liquid ethane and methane.


  1. Titan's Siren | Space Wallpaper

    Ligeia Mare, shown here in this stunning false-color space wallpaper from the international Cassini mission, is the second largest known body of liquid on Saturn's moon Titan. It is filled with liquid hydrocarbons, such as ethane and methane.
    on June 18, 2013     Source:

  2. Natural Gas Liquids To Gulf Coast

    MOUNDSVILLE - The possibility of an ethane cracker plant in West Virginia appears to be dwindling as more natural gas liquids soon will be piped to the Gulf Coast.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

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  • Richards said: "Investment decisions have been made or are soon likely to be made on a number of new projects, including at least one aluminium smelter, a new iron and steel complex, an ethane-based ethylene/polyethylene complex, a maleic anhydride...
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: George Maxwell Richards Source: Trinidad & Tobago Express

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