Butane



a colorless, flammable gas, C 4 H 10 , a saturated aliphatic existing in two isometric forms: used chiefly in the manufacture of rubber and as fuel.
Contemporary Examples

Hey Buddy, Wanna Dab? Inside The Mainstream Explosion of Cannabis Concentrates Valerie Vande Panne December 20, 2013
Hey Buddy, Wanna Dab? Inside The Mainstream Explosion of Cannabis Concentrates Valerie Vande Panne December 20, 2013
Claremont McKenna Students Try Life on $1 a Day in ‘Living on One’ Robert Bryce October 2, 2012

Historical Examples

The Pinos Altos Story Dorothy Watson

noun
a colourless flammable gaseous alkane that exists in two isomeric forms, both of which occur in natural gas. The stable isomer, n-butane, is used mainly in the manufacture of rubber and fuels (such as Calor Gas). Formula: C4H10
n.
butane
(by’tān’)
An organic compound found in natural gas and produced from petroleum. Butane is used as a household fuel, refrigerant, and propellant in aerosol cans. It is the fourth member of the alkane series. Chemical formula: C4H10.

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