Meaning of butyl


Pronunciation: (by'til, byt'l), [key]
— adj. Chem.
  1. containing a butyl group.


Pronunciation: (by'til, byt'l), [key]
— Trademark. Trademark.
  1. a brand of synthetic rubber prepared by polymerization of butylene containing little butadiene, particularly useful for inner tubes of automobile tires because of its leakproof qualities.
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