butyl alcohol

(redirected from primary butyl alcoholsecondary butyl alcoholtertiary butyl alcohol)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

butyl alcohol

n.

butyl alcohol

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for butanol

bu′tyl al′cohol


n.
any of four flammable isomeric liquid alcohols having the formula C4H9OH, used as solvents and in organic synthesis. Also called butanol.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butyl alcohol - a flammable alcohol derived from butanes and used for solvents
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
Mentioned in ?