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butene

butene

noun bu·tene \ˈbyü-ˌtēn\

Definition of BUTENE

:  a straight-chain butylene

Origin of BUTENE

International Scientific Vocabulary butyl + -ene
First Known Use: 1885

butene

noun bu·tene \ˈbyü-ˌtēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BUTENE

:  either of two butylenes having a straight-chain structure

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