butyl group


noun Chemistry.

any of four univalent isomeric groups having the formula C4H9–.

Nearby words

  1. butyl,
  2. butyl acetate,
  3. butyl alcohol,
  4. butyl aldehyde,
  5. butyl aminobenzoate,
  6. butyl nitrite,
  7. butyl rubber,
  8. butylate,
  9. butylated hydroxyanisole,
  10. butylated hydroxytoluene

Also called butyl radical.

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