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butyl alcohol

noun

Definition of butyl alcohol

  1. :  any of four flammable alcohols C4H9OH (as butanol) used in organic synthesis and as solvents



Circa 1871

First Known Use of butyl alcohol

circa 1871


Medical Dictionary

butyl alcohol

noun

Medical Definition of butyl alcohol

  1. :  any of four flammable alcohols C4H9OH (as butanol) derived from butanes and used in organic synthesis and as solvents




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