A compound containing only hydrogen and carbon, as methane, benzene, etc.; also, by extension, any of their derivatives.
Hiilivety Kolväte A compound that contains only carbon and hydrogen.
organic compounds consisting only of carbon and hydrogen: Aliphatic (straight-chain): paraffins, olefins, acetylenes, acyclic terpenes Cyclic (closed-ring): alicyclic, aromatic
Any organic chemical compound (gaseous, liquid or solid) that is composed of carbon and hydrogen. The term is frequently used in reference to fossil fuels, specifically crude oil and natural gas.