isobutylene

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isobutylene

(ˌaɪsəˈbjuːtɪˌliːn)
n
(Chemistry) chem a gas that is an isomer of butylene and which is used in the manufacture of butyl rubber. Formula: (CH3)2C=CH2

i•so•bu•tyl•ene

(ˌaɪ səˈbyut lˌin)

n.
a colorless, very volatile liquid or flammable gas, C4H8, used chiefly in the manufacture of butyl rubber.
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Noun1.isobutylene - used also in making gasoline components
butene, butylene - any of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8; all used in making synthetic rubbers
butyl - a hydrocarbon radical (C4H9)
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MTBE is prepared by the acid-catalyzed addition of methanol to 2-methylpropene (Galvis, 2000), as follows: