A colorless, highly flammable hydrocarbon obtained from petroleum and used to make synthetic rubber. Chemical formula: C4H6.
A colorless, highly flammable hydrocarbon, C4 H6 , obtained from petroleum and used in the manufacture of synthetic rubber.
A highly reactive hydrocarbon, H2C:CHHC:CH2, obtained from petroleum and used to make synthetic rubbers and resins.
Other Word Forms
Origin of butadiene
- buta(ne) di– –ene
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition