butene

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noun bu·tene \ˈbyü-ˌtēn\

Definition of butene

  1. :  a straight-chain butylene

Origin and Etymology of butene

International Scientific Vocabulary butyl + -ene


First Known Use: 1885


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butene

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noun bu·tene \ˈbyü-ˌtēn\

Medical Definition of butene

  1. :  either of two butylenes having a straight-chain structure


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