Definition of isobutylene in English:

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isobutylene

Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪsəʊˈbjuːtʌɪliːn/
/ˌʌɪsəʊˈbjuːtɪliːn/

noun

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

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