butylated hydroxytoluene

noun
butylated hy·​droxy·​tol·​u·​ene | \ -(ˌ)hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈtäl-yə-ˌwēn How to pronounce butylated hydroxytoluene (audio) \

Definition of butylated hydroxytoluene

: bht

Examples of butylated hydroxytoluene in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For many shoppers, seeing rosemary extract on the package is preferable to seeing the preservatives butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) or butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA). Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, 27 June 2021 Depending on your views, that may include synthetic preservatives such as tertiary butylhydroquinone (TBHQ) or butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), which pet food companies add so the food doesn’t spoil. Karen Asp, Good Housekeeping, 2 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of butylated hydroxytoluene

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Butylated hydroxytoluene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butylated%20hydroxytoluene. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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butylated hydroxytoluene

noun
butylated hy·​droxy·​tol·​u·​ene | \ -hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈtäl-yə-ˌwēn How to pronounce butylated hydroxytoluene (audio) \

Medical Definition of butylated hydroxytoluene

: bht

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