Definition of butyl alcohol in English:

butyl alcohol

Syllabification: bu·tyl al·co·hol

noun

  • Any of four isomeric alcohols used as solvents and in organic synthesis.
    More example sentences
    • The latter symptoms, often described as a ‘drunk’ feeling, possibly resulted from tertiary butyl alcohol - a major metabolic product of MTBE in humans.
    • Tissue dehydration was accomplished by submerging samples in a series of ethanol: tertiary butyl alcohol, and embedding them in small blocks of solid paraffin.
    • Generally, methyl alcohol is the most corrosive and butyl alcohol is least corrosive.

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