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-}; -- used in combining forms; as, butylene diamine. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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