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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hep·tane /ˈhɛpˌten/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hep·tane n.  Chem. Any one of several isometric hydrocarbons, C7H16, of the paraffin series (nine are possible, four are known); -- so called because the molecule has seven carbon atoms. Specifically, a colorless liquid, found as a constituent of petroleum, in the tar oil of cannel coal, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a colorless volatile highly flammable liquid obtained from
          petroleum and used as an anesthetic or a solvent or in
          determining octane ratings