butylene

Definitions of butylene
  1. noun
    any of three isomeric hydrocarbons C4H8; all used in making synthetic rubbers
    synonyms: butene
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    types:
    isobutylene
    used also in making gasoline components
    polybutene, polybutylene
    a polymer of butylene; used in lubricants and synthetic rubber
    type of:
    gas
    a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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