What is a non-polar substance?

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A non-polar substance is a non-ionizing substance that does not dissolve in water. Examples are nitrogen gas, methane gas, oxygen gas and chlorine gas. All basic hydrocarbons such as propane, butane, pentane, hexane, octane and oils are mostly non-polar.
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