butadiene

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bu·ta·di·ene

 (byo͞o′tə-dī′ēn′, -dī-ēn′)
n.
A colorless, highly flammable hydrocarbon, C4H6, obtained from petroleum and used in the manufacture of synthetic rubber.

butadiene

(ˌbjuːtəˈdaɪiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless easily liquefiable flammable gas that polymerizes readily and is used mainly in the manufacture of synthetic rubbers. Formula: CH2:CHCH:CH2. Systematic name: buta-1,3-diene
[C20: from buta(ne) + di-1 + -ene]

bu•ta•di•ene

(ˌbyu təˈdaɪ in, -daɪˈin)

n.
a colorless, flammable gas, C4H6, used chiefly in the manufacture of rubber and paint and in organic synthesis.
[1895–1900; buta (ne) + di-1 + -ene]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butadiene - a gaseous hydrocarbon C4H6; used in making synthetic rubbers
hydrocarbon - an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen
chloroprene - derivative of butadiene used in making neoprene by polymerization
buna, buna rubber - made by polymerizing butadiene
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