Definition of isobutylene in English:

isobutylene

Line breaks: iso|butyl|ene
Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪsəʊˈbjuːtʌɪliːn
 
, ˌʌɪsəʊˈbjuːtɪliːn
 
/

noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
An easily liquefied hydrocarbon gas used in the making of butyl rubber.
  • Chemical formula: (CH3)2CCH2
More example sentences
  • Electrophilic addition of the t-butyl cation to isobutylene completes the process and regenerates the t-butyl cation.

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