- a colorless, liquid hydrocarbon of the alkane series, C16H34, used as a solvent and in cetane number determinations.
- a colourless insoluble liquid alkane hydrocarbon used in the determination of the cetane number of diesel fuel. Formula: C 16 H 34Also called: hexadecane
- A colorless liquid hydrocarbon derived from petroleum. It is used as a solvent and a component of diesel fuels. Chemical formula: C16H34.