butylene

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bu·tyl·ene

 (byo͞ot′l-ēn′)
n.
See butene.
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butylene

(ˈbjuːtɪˌliːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for butene
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bu•tyl•ene

(ˈbyut lˌin)

also butene


n.
any of three isomeric gaseous alkenes having the formula C4H8.
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butylene - any of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8; all used in making synthetic rubbers
isobutylene - used also in making gasoline components
polybutene, polybutylene - a polymer of butylene; used in lubricants and synthetic rubber
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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