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Meaning of BUTANE

Pronunciation:  'byooteyn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  occurs in natural gas; used in the manufacture of rubber and fuels
 

BUTANE is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: alkane, alkane series, combustible, combustible material, fuel, gas, methane series, paraffin

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bu"tane\, n. [L. butyrum butter. See {Butter}.] (Chem.)
An inflammable gaseous hydrocarbon, C4H10, of the marsh gas,
or paraffin, series.

 

 

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