Butyl meaning

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Relating to or being a hydrocarbon unit, C4 H9 , that can occur as a substituent in an organic compound or as an ion or radical.
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Any of the four monovalent organic radicals (normal butyl, secondary butyl, tertiary butyl, isobutyl) having the same formula, C4H9, but differing in properties and structure.
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The radical C4 H9 , derived from butane.
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(organic chemistry) Either of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C4H9, formally derived from butane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.
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