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butane +‎ -yl

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butyl (plural butyls)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C4H9, formally derived from butane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.
  2. A synthetic rubber made by the polymerization of isobutylene.

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EtymologyEdit

From but- +‎ -yl.

PronunciationEdit

Hyphenation: bu‧tyl

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butyl n (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) butyl