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ID: 300380475
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300380475

 

Record Type: concept
acetylene (hydrocarbon, organic material, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: A colorless hydrocarbon gas, the simplest of the alkynes, also called ethyne. Acetylene burns much more brightly than other gases and was used for stage lighting before electric lights were introduced. It burns with an intensely hot flame and is widely used as a fuel in oxyacetelene welding, soldering, and cutting of metals.
 
Terms:
acetylene (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
ethyne (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
ethine (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of organic material
................ organic material (G)
Hierarchy of hydrocarbon
.................... hydrocarbon (G)
Hierarchy of acetylene
........................ acetylene (G)

Sources and Contributors:
acetylene............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................  AATA database (2002-) accessed 20 March 2013
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 20 March 2013
....................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 20 March 2013
....................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 20 March 2013
ethine............  [GCI, VP]
.................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 20 March 2013
ethyne............  [GCI, VP]
.................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 20 March 2013
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 20 March 2013
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [GCI, VP]
.......... AATA database (2002-) accessed 20 March 2013
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 20 March 2013
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 20 March 2013
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 20 March 2013

 

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