butylene

noun
bu·tyl·ene | \ ˈbyü-tᵊl-ˌēn \

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 \

Medical Definition of butylene 

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

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