butadiene

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bu·ta·di·ene

noun \ˌbyü-tə-ˈdī-ˌēn, -ˌdī-ˈ\

Definition of BUTADIENE

:  a flammable gaseous open chain hydrocarbon C4H6 used in making synthetic rubbers

Origin of BUTADIENE

International Scientific Vocabulary butane + di- + -ene
First Known Use: 1900

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