isobutylene


isobutylene
/uy'seuh byooht"l een'/, n. Chem.
a colorless, very volatile liquid or flammable gas, C4H8, used chiefly in the manufacture of butyl rubber.
Also, isobutene /uy'seuh byooh"teen/.
[1870-75; ISO- + BUTYLENE]

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