containing a butyl group.
a brand of synthetic rubber prepared by polymerization of butylene containing little butadiene, particularly useful for inner tubes of automobile tires because of its leakproof qualities.
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(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing any of four isomeric forms of the group C4H9–: butyl rubber
The radical C4H9, derived from butane.


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