isobutylene

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noun iso·bu·tyl·ene \ˌī-sō-ˈbyü-tə-ˌlēn\

Definition of isobutylene

  1. :  a gaseous butylene C4H8 used especially in making butyl rubber and gasoline components

Origin and Etymology of isobutylene

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1872


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