diisobutylene

noun
di·​isobutylene | \ (¦)dī+ \

Definition of diisobutylene

: a liquid mixture containing the two octylenes 2,4,4-trimethyl-1-pentene and 2,4,4-trimethyl-2-pentene obtained from isobutylene by reaction with acid catalysts and used as an intermediate (as for plastics)

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History and Etymology for diisobutylene

di- + isobutylene

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“Diisobutylene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diisobutylene. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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