Dibutyl
Dibutyl Di*bu"tyl, n. [Pref. di- + butyl.] (Chem.) A liquid hydrocarbon, {C8H18}, of the marsh-gas series, being one of several octanes, and consisting of two butyl radicals. Cf. {Octane}. [1913 Webster]

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  • dibutyl — (ˈ)dī+ adjective Etymology: di + butyl : containing two butyl groups in the molecule * * * dibutyl /dī būˈtil/ (chem) adjective Having two butyl groups dibutyl phthalate /thalˈāt/ noun The dibutyl ester of phthalic acid, used to keep off insects… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dibutyl — noun Two butyl groups in a molecule …   Wiktionary

  • dibutyl — di·bu·tyl ( )dī byüt əl adj containing two butyl groups in the molecule * * * di·bu·tyl (di buґtəl) indicating the presence of two butyl groups …   Medical dictionary

  • dibutyl — di·butyl …   English syllables

  • Dibutyl phthalate — Dibutyl phthalate …   Wikipedia

  • Dibutyl sebacate — Dibutyl sebacate[1] Other names dibutyl sebacate …   Wikipedia

  • Dibutyl ether — is a colourless, neutral, readily flammable liquid of low volatility with a characteristic odour. It is insoluble in water, but miscible with most common organic solvents. It should also be protected from heat, light and air because of the danger …   Wikipedia

  • dibutyl phthalate — noun : a colorless oily ester C6H4(COOC4H9)2 used chiefly as a solvent and plasticizer * * * /thal ayt, fthal /, Chem. a colorless oily liquid, C16H22O4, insoluble in water, used as a solvent, insect repellent, and plasticizer. [1920 25; DI 1 +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dibutyl phthalate — An insect repellent. * * * dibutyl phthal·ate thal .āt n a colorless oily ester C16H22O4 used chiefly as a solvent, plasticizer, pesticide, and repellent (as for chiggers and mites) …   Medical dictionary

  • dibutyl phthalate — noun Etymology: phthalic acid + 1 ate Date: 1925 a colorless oily ester C16H22O4 used chiefly as a solvent, plasticizer, pesticide, and repellent (as for chiggers and mites) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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