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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hypothetical hydrocarbon, C4H8, analogous to trimethylene, and regarded as the base of well-known series or derivatives.
  • n. An isomeric radical used to designate certain compounds which are really related to butylene.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A hypothetical hydrocarbon, C4H8, analogous to trimethylene, and regarded as the base of well-known series or derivatives.
  • n. Sometimes, an isomeric radical used to designate certain compounds which are really related to butylene.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hypothetical organic chemical compound, many derivatives of which are known.

Etymologies

tetra- +‎ methylene. (Wiktionary)

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