C4H8
Tetramethylene Tet`ra*meth"yl*ene, n. [Tetra- + methylene.] (Chem.) (a) A hypothetical hydrocarbon, {C4H8}, analogous to trimethylene, and regarded as the base of well-known series or derivatives. (b) Sometimes, an isomeric radical used to designate certain compounds which are really related to butylene. [1913 Webster]

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  • C4H8 — butene utene n. any of three isomeric singly unsaturated hydrocarbons {C4H8}; all are used in making synthetic rubbers; called also {butylene}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C4H8 — Butylene Bu ty*lene, n. [From {Butyl}.] 1. (Chem.) Any one of three metameric hydrocarbons, {C4H8}, of the ethylene series. They are gaseous or easily liquefiable; called also {butene}. [1913 Webster] 2. the hypothetical divalent radical { (CH2)4 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C4H8 — The molecular formula C4H8 may refer to:*Butene *Cyclobutane *Isobutylene *Methylcyclopropane …   Wikipedia

  • C4H8 —      Cette page répertorie différents isomères, c’est à dire les molécules qui partagent la même formule brute. C4H8 est la …   Wikipédia en Français

  • (C4H8)n — Polyisobutylène Polyisobutylène Général Synonymes Polyisobutène No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Бутилен — C4H8. Вещество указанного состава было впервые получено в 1825 г. наряду с бензолом (см. это слово) знаменитым Фарадэ из сжиженной части светильного газа, приготовленного по способу Tailor a сухой перегонкой жиров. Современная теория указывает на …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Butylene — (C4H8)   An olefinic hydrocarbon recovered from refinery processes.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • Isobutylene — (C4H8)   An olefinic hydrocarbon recovered from refinery processes or petrochemical processes.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • Butene — Butene, also known as butylene, is an alkene with the formula C4H8. It is a colourless gas that is present in crude oil as a minor constituent in quantities that are too small for viable extraction. It is therefore obtained by catalytic cracking… …   Wikipedia

  • 1-Butene — 1 Butene …   Wikipedia

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