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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Either of two isomeric alcohols, C4H10O, derived from butane and used as solvents and in organic synthesis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a flammable alcohol (C4H9.OH) derived from butane and used as a solvent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry Any of four isomeric aliphatic alcohols, C4H9-OH

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a flammable alcohol derived from butanes and used for solvents

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[butan(e) + –ol.]

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