butylene etymology

English word butylene comes from English butyl, English -ene

Detailed word origin of butylene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
butyl English (eng) (organic chemistry) Any of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C4H9, formally derived from butane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.. A synthetic rubber made by the polymerization of isobutylene.
-ene English (eng) (organic chemistry) An aromatic hydrocarbon based on benzene.. (organic chemistry) An unsaturated hydrocarbon having at least one double bond; an alkene.. A polymer derived from an alkene. A single-atom thick two-dimensional layer of atoms.
butylene English (eng) (organic compound) Any of three isomeric aliphatic alkenes containing four carbon atoms and one double bond; their polymers are used as synthetic rubber.

Words with the same origin as butylene

Descendants of butyl
but- butamben butane salbutamol
Descendants of -ene
Crimplene abietene anilinonaphthalene azylene cannabene diene ethylene graphane graphene kerosene kerosenish longifolene naphthalene naphthaleneacetic acid nonethylene olibene oligoethylene glycol polyethylene polystyrene polythene sequoiene styrene triene triethylene