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butanol

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noun bu·ta·nol \ˈbyü-tən-ˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Definition of butanol

  1. :  either of two flammable isomeric alcohols C4H9OH derived from straight-chain butane




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butanol

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noun bu·ta·nol \ˈbyüt-ən-ˌȯl, -ˌōl\

Medical Definition of butanol

  1. :  either of two butyl alcohols C4H10O derived from normal butane




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