butyl alcohol
noun Date: circa 1871 any of four flammable alcohols C4H9OH (as butanol) used in organic synthesis and as solvents

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  • butyl alcohol — n any of four flammable alcohols C4H9OH (as butanol) derived from butanes and used in organic synthesis and as solvents * * * [NF] a clear, colorless, mobile liquid, C4H9OH, with a characteristic odor, occurring in four isomeric forms; used as a… …   Medical dictionary

  • butyl alcohol — n. any of four isomeric alcohols, C4H9OH, obtained from petroleum products: used as solvents and in organic synthesis …   English World dictionary

  • butyl alcohol — Chem. any of four flammable, isomeric, liquid alcohols having the formula C4H9OH, used as solvents and in organic synthesis. Also called butanol. [1865 70] * * * ▪ chemical compound       any of four organic compounds (organic compound) having… …   Universalium

  • butyl alcohol — butilo alkoholis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H(CH₂)₄OH atitikmenys: angl. butyl alcohol rus. бутиловый спирт ryšiai: sinonimas – 1 butanolis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • butyl alcohol — noun a flammable alcohol derived from butanes and used for solvents • Syn: ↑butanol • Hypernyms: ↑alcohol …   Useful english dictionary

  • butyl alcohol — noun Any of four isomeric aliphatic alcohols derived from butane; butanol …   Wiktionary

  • butyl alcohol — bu′tyl al′cohol n. chem. any of four flammable isomeric liquid alcohols having the formula C4H9Oused as solvents and in organic synthesis Also called butanol • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • butyl alcohol — /bjutəl ˈælkəhɒl/ (say byoohtuhl alkuhhol) noun one of a group of three isomeric butanols of the formula C4H9OH …   Australian English dictionary

  • sec-butyl alcohol — antr butilo alkoholis statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃CH(OH)CH₂CH₃ atitikmenys: angl. sec butyl alcohol rus. втор бутиловый спирт ryšiai: sinonimas – 2 butanolis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • tert-butyl alcohol — tret butilo alkoholis statusas T sritis chemija formulė (CH₃)₃COH atitikmenys: angl. tert butyl alcohol; trimethylcarbinol rus. трет бутиловый спирт; триметилкарбинол ryšiai: sinonimas – 2 metil 2 propanolis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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