butyral

[ byoo-tuh-ral, -ter-uh l ]
/ ˈbyu təˌræl, -tər əl /

noun Chemistry.

any acetal of butyraldehyde.

Nearby words

  1. butylated hydroxyanisole,
  2. butylated hydroxytoluene,
  3. butylene,
  4. butylene group,
  5. butyraceous,
  6. butyraldehyde,
  7. butyrate,
  8. butyric,
  9. butyric acid,
  10. butyrin

Origin of butyral

1885–90; butyral(dehyde)

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