Definition of Isobutane

1. Noun. (organic compound) A hydrocarbon, a particular isomer of C4H10 found in natural gas. ¹



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Definition of Isobutane

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Isobutane

1. See: butane. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isobutane

isobathytherm
isobathytherms
isobenzofuran
isobenzofurans
isobestic
isobilateral
isobole
isoboles
isobologram
isobolograms
isoborneol
isoborneols
isobornyl thiocyanoacetate
isobront
isobronts
isobutane (current term)
isobutanes
isobutanol
isobuteine
isobutene
isobutenes
isobutyl
isobutyl alcohol
isobutyl nitrite
isobutylamine
isobutylene
isobutylenes
isobutylmethylxanthine
isobutylphenyl propionic acid
isobutyls

Literary usage of Isobutane

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"In some cases, for instance in separating normal butane, normal boiling point —0.3°, from possible traces of isobutane, normal boiling point1 —13.4°. ..."

2. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"isobutane AND ITS DERIVATIVES. 373 isobutane or Trimethyl Methane, (CHS)3CH, was obtained by ... isobutane is a colourless gas which liquefies at —17°. ..."

3. Introduction to the Study of Organic Chemistry by Adolf Pinner (1882)
"We have, therefore : CH3~CH2~CH3~CH3, Butane, and CH3~CH~CH3, isobutane. CH3 It is also evident that the result of a substitution of an H in the butanes by ..."

4. Tapping the Earths Natural Heat by Wendell A. Duffield, John H. Sass, Michael L. Sorey (1995)
"Heat exchangers transfer thermal energy from 170°C water to the isobutane, which vaporizes and drives the turbine generators. ..."

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