butylene group


noun Chemistry.

any of four bivalent isomeric groups having the formula –C4H8–.

Nearby words

  1. butyl rubber,
  2. butylate,
  3. butylated hydroxyanisole,
  4. butylated hydroxytoluene,
  5. butylene,
  6. butyraceous,
  7. butyral,
  8. butyraldehyde,
  9. butyrate,
  10. butyric

Also called butylene radical.

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