Any of several isomeric hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum and used to make polymers and in organic synthesis.
- Chemical formula: C4H8
More example sentences
- Did your run across any work on the concentration of butylenes by absorption prior to alkylation?
- Therefore if all the caustic soluble oxygen re-entered the butylenes in the extractor, the butylenes would contain far less than the 20 wppm. maximum specification.
- These alkoxynitriles are known from the above patents to dissolvebutadiene - 1,3 in preference to the less unsaturated butylenes and butanes.