isobutene

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English[edit]

Methylpropene chemical structure showing numbering of main chain atoms

Etymology[edit]

iso- +‎ butene

Noun[edit]

isobutene (countable and uncountable, plural isobutenes)

  1. (organic chemistry) The unsaturated hydrocarbon methylpropene, (CH3)2C=CH2; used in the manufacture of polybutene and butyl rubber.

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