butylene

noun
bu·​tyl·​ene | \ ˈbyü-tə-ˌlēn How to pronounce butylene (audio) \

Definition of butylene

: any of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8 of the ethylene series obtained usually by cracking petroleum

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1851, in the meaning defined above

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butylene

noun
bu·​tyl·​ene | \ ˈbyüt-ᵊl-ˌēn How to pronounce butylene (audio) \

Medical Definition of butylene

: any of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8 of the ethylene series obtained usually by cracking petroleum

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