Butylene meaning

byo͝otl-ēn
Any of four alkenes, including isobutylene, having the same formula, C4H8, but differing in properties and structure.
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Any of three gaseous hydrocarbons that consist of four carbon atoms in a chain with a double bond between two of the carbons. They are part of the alkene series. Butylenes are used to make synthetic rubber. Chemical formula: C4H8 .
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(organic chemistry) Any of three isomeric aliphatic alkenes containing four carbon atoms and one double bond; their polymers are used as synthetic rubber.
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Noun

Singular:
butylene
Plural:
butylenes