butyl definition

  • noun:
    • A hydrocarbon radical, C4H9, aided by the framework of butane and valence 1.
    • Either of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C4H9, officially derived from butane because of the reduced a hydrogen atom.
    • A synthetic rubberized made by the polymerization of isobutylene.
    • A compound radical, considered to be butane, less one atom of hydrogen.
    • A hydrocarbon liquor radical having the structure C4H9. It can't be isolated, and does occur just in combination with various other radicals.
    • a hydrocarbon radical (C4H9)

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