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 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, "How To Choose A Legitimately Healthy And Safe Natural Dog Food," 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 31 Oct. 2020.

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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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