Butanol



butyl alcohol.
butanol that is made from fossil fuels (petrobutanol) or from certain plants or algae (biobutanol) and which is used as an alternative to gasoline.
noun
a colourless substance existing in four isomeric forms. The three liquid isomers are used as solvents for resins, lacquers, etc, and in the manufacture of organic compounds. Formula: C4H9OH Also called butyl alcohol
butanol
(by’tə-nôl’, -nōl’, nŏl’)
Either of the two butyl alcohols that are derived from butane and have a straight chain of carbon atoms. Butanols are used as solvents and in organic synthesis. Chemical formula: C4H10O.

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