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butane definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two isomers of a gaseous hydrocarbon, C4H10, produced synthetically from petroleum and used as a family group fuel, refrigerant, and aerosol propellant as well as in the manufacture of synthetic plastic.
    • A hydrocarbon (either of the two isomers of C4H10 n-butane, and 2-methyl-propane) present in gaseous petroleum portions.
    • The n-butane isomer only.
    • An inflammable gaseous concentrated hydrocarbon, C4H10, associated with the marsh gasoline, or paraffin, series.
    • In chem., the fourth person in the paraffin series of hydrocarbons, C4H10.
    • takes place in natural gas; utilized in the manufacture of plastic and fuels
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