Definition of isobutylene in English:

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isobutylene

Pronunciation: /ˌīsəˈbyo͞odlˌēn/

noun

Chemistry
An easily liquefied hydrocarbon gas, (CH3)2C=CH2, used in the making of butyl rubber.
Example sentences
  • Electrophilic addition of the t-butyl cation to isobutylene completes the process and regenerates the t-butyl cation.

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Syllabification: i·so·bu·tyl·ene

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