Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An organic univalent radical, occurring in a number of compounds, most of which are prepared from isobutyl alcohol, a constituent of fusel-oil.

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  • noun organic chemistry, especially in combination The univalent hydrocarbon radical derived from isobutanol

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Examples

  • The marketing of Sechuan Buttons brandishes an element of the narcotic with the culinary, as well it should; the active ingredient in Acmella oleracea which produces unique sensations in the mouth is the molecule spilanthol N-isobutyl-4, 6-decadienamide.

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  • The marketing of Sechuan Buttons brandishes an element of the narcotic with the culinary, as well it should; the active ingredient in Acmella oleracea which produces unique sensations in the mouth is the molecule spilanthol N-isobutyl-4, 6-decadienamide.

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  • The leather note isobutyl quinoline sp? is practically the same.

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  • Chemicals like amyl nitrite and isobutyl nitrite (poppers) and nitrous oxide (whippets) are often sold at concerts and dance clubs.

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  • Chemicals like amyl nitrite and isobutyl nitrite (poppers) and nitrous oxide (whippets) are often sold at concerts and dance clubs.

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  • Peas and green capsicum “bell peppers” contain similar and very potent “green” aroma compounds isobutyl methoxypyrazines.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The familiar green bell pepper has a strong, distinctive aroma thanks to a particular compound isobutyl methoxypyrazine carried in oil droplets within its cells; the very same compound occasionally pops up in cabernet sauvignon and sauvignon blanc wines and gives them a usually unwelcome green-vegetable note.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Peas and green capsicum “bell peppers” contain similar and very potent “green” aroma compounds isobutyl methoxypyrazines.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The familiar green bell pepper has a strong, distinctive aroma thanks to a particular compound isobutyl methoxypyrazine carried in oil droplets within its cells; the very same compound occasionally pops up in cabernet sauvignon and sauvignon blanc wines and gives them a usually unwelcome green-vegetable note.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The R37-million Sasol methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) facility in

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