Definitions

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

  • adjective Relating to or being a hydrocarbon unit, C4H9, that can occur as a substituent in an organic compound or as an ion or radical.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hydrocarbon alcohol radical having the composition C4H9. It cannot be isolated, and occurs only in combination with other radicals.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A compound radical, regarded as butane, less one atom of hydrogen.

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

  • noun organic chemistry Either of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C4H9, formally derived from butane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.
  • noun A synthetic rubber made by the polymerization of isobutylene.

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

  • noun a hydrocarbon radical (C4H9)

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Examples

  • The inner glass pain is sealed with butyl tape or butyl caulk to stop the house moisture entering the gap.

    Dual Pane wood windows

  • A Mexican glass shop made unit (making assumptions here, of the many glass shops I have visited in Jalisco, somewhat primative by US standards) would likely have a butyl seal and maybe get a 5 - 10 year life (those were the expectations here in the past).

    Dual Pane wood windows

  • A Mexican glass shop made unit (making assumptions here, of the many glass shops I have visited in Jalisco, somewhat primative by US standards) would likely have a butyl seal and maybe get a 5 - 10 year life (those were the expectations here in the past).

    Dual Pane wood windows

  • A butyl seal could never withstand this heat/cool cycle - day after day.

    Dual Pane wood windows

  • The inner glass pain is sealed with butyl tape or butyl caulk to stop the house moisture entering the gap.

    Dual Pane wood windows

  • A butyl seal could never withstand this heat/cool cycle - day after day.

    Dual Pane wood windows

  • A Mexican glass shop made unit (making assumptions here, of the many glass shops I have visited in Jalisco, somewhat primative by US standards) would likely have a butyl seal and maybe get a 5 - 10 year life (those were the expectations here in the past).

    Dual Pane wood windows

  • He got caught sniffing butyl nitrate or something on a duty night.

    Shortcut Man

  • The inner glass pain is sealed with butyl tape or butyl caulk to stop the house moisture entering the gap.

    Dual Pane wood windows

  • A butyl seal could never withstand this heat/cool cycle - day after day.

    Dual Pane wood windows

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