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

  • transitive v. To bring a butyl group into (a compound).

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  • v. To react so as to introduce one or more butyl groups into a molecule

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. to introduce the butyl group into (a chemical compound).

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

  • v. introduce the butyl group into a chemical compound


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  • Specifically, four herbicides (2,4,5-T; 2,4,5-TP; atrazine; or butylate) and three insecticides (diazinon, phorate, or carbofuran) were associated with reporting gestational diabetes. News


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