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The fire also caused a can of butane fuel to explode, according to police.
Lams says), where a hydrocarbon solvent like butane is used to separate the plant's cannabinoids, which lend weed its psychoactive properties, and terpenes, which produce a strain's characteristic flavors and smells.
An agent went undercover in 2016 and posed as a drug manufacturer who extracts THC from marijuana to make butane hash oil.
Each team has an hour to prepare a meal using two butane burners.
The couple were accused of having a two-burner butane countertop stove in their studio apartment without the landlord's approval, according to the eviction lawsuit.
Isomerization is the process of turning butane into the more complex and valuable NGL, isobutane.
These little stoves come in black plastic carrying cases about the size of an old electric typewriter (remember those?) and are powered by canisters of butane, conveniently offered in nearby four-packs.
The 350-mile-long pipeline will carry propane, butane and ethane from the Marcellus Shale natural gas formation in western Pennsylvania to an export terminal near Philadelphia.
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Origin and Etymology of butane
First Known Use: 1872See Words from the same year
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Definition of butane for English Language Learners
: a type of gas that is used in a liquid form as a fuel usually for cooking or heating
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