butylene

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noun bu·tyl·ene \ˈbyü-təl-ˌēn\

Definition of butylene

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

1877

First Known Use of butylene

1877


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butylene

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noun bu·tyl·ene \ˈbyüt-əl-ˌēn\

Medical Definition of butylene

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


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