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ˈbyu tɪl, ˈbyut lbutyl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. butylnoun

    a hydrocarbon radical (C4H9)


  1. butylnoun

    Either of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, CH, formally derived from butane by the loss of a proton.

  2. butylnoun

    A synthetic rubber made by the polymerization of isobutylene.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Butylnoun

    a compound radical, regarded as butane, less one atom of hydrogen


  1. Butyl

    In organic chemistry, butyl is a four-carbon alkyl radical or substituent group with general chemical formula -C4H9, derived from either of the two isomers of butane. The isomer n-butane can connect either at one of the two terminal carbon atoms or at one of the two internal carbon atoms, giving rise to two "-butyl" groups: ⁕Normal butyl or n-Butyl: CH3–CH2–CH2–CH2– ⁕Secondary butyl or sec-Butyl: CH3–CH2–CH– The second, branched isomer of butane, isobutane, can connect either at one of the three terminal carbons or at the central carbon, giving rise to another two groups: ⁕Isobutyl: (CH3)2CH–CH2– ⁕Tertiary butyl, tert-Butyl or t-butyl: (CH3)3C–

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of butyl in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of butyl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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