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

  • n. A transparent, highly flammable liquid, C4H8O, used in synthesizing resins.

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  • n. The aliphatic aldehyde CH3-CH2-CH2-CHO derived from butane


butyr(ic) + aldehyde.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


  • The company also raised its 2-ethylhexanol, n-propyl alcohol, n-butyraldehyde, and specialty ketones prices by 3Ā¢/lb.

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