/uy'seuh byooh"tayn, -byooh tayn"/, n. Chem.
a colorless, flammable gas, C4H10, used as a fuel, as a refrigerant, and in the manufacture of gasoline by alkylation.
[1875-80; ISO- + BUTANE]

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