Definitions for "Pentane"
Any one of the three metameric hydrocarbons, C5H12, of the methane or paraffin series. They are colorless, volatile liquids, two of which occur in petroleum. So called because of the five carbon atoms in the molecule.
The hydrocarbon blowing agent in EPS that renders it expandable.
A low-boiling hydrocarbon of the alkane series (C5H12). There are five pentane isomers.