polybutene etymology

English word polybutene comes from English poly- (Many. Polymer.), English butene ((chemistry) Any of several forms of butylene.)

Detailed word origin of polybutene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
butene English (eng) (chemistry) Any of several forms of butylene.
polybutene English (eng) (chemistry) Any of a range of polymers of isobutene, used as adhesives and in rubber products.

Words with the same origin as polybutene

Descendants of poly-
polyamorous polyamory polyangular polycarbonate polycarpic polydeism polydiverse polyembryo polyester polyethylene polyfoam polygamous polyglandular polygraph polyketide polymer polyneuritis polyphonic polyphony polypropylene polystyrene polysulfone resin polyurethane polyvinyl styrofoam
Descendants of butene
butenol