a volatile liquid, C 4 H 9 NO 2 , the vapor of which can cause headache and vasodilation, used as an active ingredient in some household deodorizers, and misused by inhalation to prolong the sensation of orgasm.
noun a copolymer of isobutene and isoprene, used in tyres and as a waterproofing material
to introduce one or more butyl groups into (a compound). butylate (byt’l-āt’) To bring a butyl group into a compound.
Chemistry, Pharmacology, BHA.
Also, butene. any of three isomeric, gaseous hydrocarbons having the formula C 4 H 8 , of the alkene series. containing the butylene group. Historical Examples U.S. Patent 4,293,314: Gelled Fuel-Air Explosive Bertram O. Stull noun another name for butene butylene (byt’l-ēn’) Any of three gaseous hydrocarbons that consist of four carbon atoms in a […]