[pe-troh-byoot-n-awl] /ˌpɛ troʊˈbyut nˌɔl/
See under (def 2).
[byoot-n-awl, -ol] /ˈbyut nˌɔl, -ˌɒl/
butanol that is made from fossil fuels (petrobutanol) or from certain plants or algae (biobutanol) and which is used as an alternative to gasoline.
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
(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.
petroccipital pet·roc·cip·i·tal (pět’rŏk-sĭp’ĭ-tl) adj. Of or relating to the petrous portion of the temporal bone and to the occipital bone of the skull.
[pe-troh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌpɛ troʊˈkɛm ɪ kəl/ noun 1. a substance obtained from petroleum or natural gas, as gasoline, kerosene, or petrolatum. adjective 2. of or relating to petrochemistry or a petrochemical. /ˌpɛtrəʊˈkɛmɪkəl/ noun 1. any substance, such as acetone or ethanol, obtained from petroleum or natural gas adjective 2. of, concerned with, or obtained from […]
[pe-troh-kem-uh-stree] /ˌpɛ troʊˈkɛm ə stri/ noun 1. the branch of chemistry dealing with petroleum or its products. 2. the chemistry of rocks. /ˌpɛtrəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ/ noun 1. the chemistry of petroleum and its derivatives 2. the branch of chemistry concerned with the chemical composition of rocks
[pe-troh-dol-erz] /ˈpɛ troʊˌdɒl ərz/ plural noun 1. surplus revenues in dollars accumulated by petroleum-exporting countries, as those of the Middle East, especially when then used for foreign loans or investments. /ˈpɛtrəʊˌdɒlə/ noun 1. money, paid in dollars, earned by a country for the exporting of petroleum noun a unit representing money earned by a petroleum-producing […]