Definition of isobutylene in English:


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


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

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