isobutane
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1876 a gaseous branched-chain hydrocarbon (CH3)3CH isomeric with normal butane that is used especially as a fuel

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  • Isobutane — Isobutane …   Wikipedia

  • isobutane — ● isobutane nom masculin Hydrocarbure de formule (CH3)2CH―CH3, isomère du butane. ● isobutane (synonymes) nom masculin Hydrocarbure de formule (CH 3 ) 2 CH―CH 3... Synonymes : méthylpropane isobutane [izobytan] n. m. ÉTYM. 1886, Wurtz, Premier… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Isobutane — 2 méthylpropane …   Wikipédia en Français

  • isobutane — izobutanas statusas T sritis chemija formulė (CH₃)₃CH atitikmenys: angl. isobutane rus. изобутан ryšiai: sinonimas – metilpropanas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • isobutane — /uy seuh byooh tayn, byooh tayn /, n. Chem. a colorless, flammable gas, C4H10, used as a fuel, as a refrigerant, and in the manufacture of gasoline by alkylation. [1875 80; ISO + BUTANE] * * * …   Universalium

  • isobutane — noun A hydrocarbon, a particular isomer of CH found in natural gas. Syn: 2 methylpropane, methylpropane …   Wiktionary

  • isobutane — See butane. * * * iso·bu·tane (i″so buґtān) a branched chain configuration of butane, CH3CH(CH3)2; cf. normal butane and see illustration at isomerism …   Medical dictionary

  • Isobutane — (C4H10)   A normally gaseous branch chain hydrocarbon. It is a colorless paraffinic gas that boils at a temperature of 10.9 degrees Fahrenheit. It is extracted from natural gas or refinery gas streams.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information… …   Energy terms

  • isobutane — iso·butane …   English syllables

  • isobutane — i•so•bu•tane [[t]ˌaɪ səˈbyu teɪn, byuˈteɪn[/t]] n. chem. a colorless, flammable gas, C4H10, used as a fuel, a refrigerant, and in the manufacture of gasoline by alkylation • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

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