Butyraldehyde meaning

byo͝otə-răldə-hīd
A transparent, highly flammable liquid, C4 H8 O, used in synthesizing resins.
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A clear liquid, CH3(CH2)2CHO, with a characteristic aldehyde odor, used in making solvents, synthetic resins, etc.
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A transparent, highly flammable liquid used in making resins. Chemical formula: C4H8O.
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(organic chemistry) The aliphatic aldehyde CH3-CH2-CH2-CHO derived from butane.
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Origin of butyraldehyde

  • butyr(ic) aldehyde

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition