butyl

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

butane +‎ -yl

Noun[edit]

butyl (plural butyls)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C4H9, formally derived from butane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.
  2. A synthetic rubber made by the polymerization of isobutylene.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From but- +‎ -yl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /byˈtil/
  • Hyphenation: bu‧tyl
  • Rhymes: -il

Noun[edit]

butyl n (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) butyl