meaning of butyl

butyl meaning in General Dictionary

A compound radical viewed as butane less one atom of hydrogen

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  • a hydrocarbon radical (C4H9)
  • a mixture radical, viewed as butane, less one atom of hydrogen.

butyl meaning in Etymology Dictionary

hydrocarbon radical, 1868, from butyric acid, a product of fermentation within rancid butter, from Latin butyrum "butter" (see butter (letter.)).


butyl meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A compound radical, viewed as butane, less one atom of hydrogen.


Sentence Examples with the word butyl

C 4 BUTYL ALCOHOLS H 9 OH.

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