dichlorobutane

noun di·chlo·ro·butane \"+\

Definition of dichlorobutane

  1. :  a liquid compound Cl(CH2)4Cl made usually from tetrahydrofuran and used chiefly in making adiponitrile for the manufacture of nylon —called also 1,4-dichlorobutane

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Origin and Etymology of dichlorobutane

dichlor- + butane


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