isobutane

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noun iso·bu·tane \ˌī-sō-ˈbyü-ˌtān\

Definition of isobutane

  1. :  a gaseous branched-chain hydrocarbon (CH3)3CH isomeric with normal butane that is used especially as a fuel

Origin and Etymology of isobutane

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1876


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