Definition of Isobutene

1. Noun. (organic compound) The unsaturated hydrocarbon methylpropene, (CH3)2C=CH2; used in the manufacture of polybutene and butyl rubber. ¹



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Definition of Isobutene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isobutene

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

Literary usage of Isobutene

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1. A Manuel of the Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Carl Schorlemmer (1874)
"... boils at 156° and is easily converted into isobutene glycol C4H8(OH)2, ... but as this is not the case, and as it also differs from isobutene, ..."

2. Fownes' Manual of Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1878)
"isobutene is produced by the action of alcoholic potash on isobutyl iodide, ... isobutene is gaseous at ordinary temperatures, but condenses at very low ..."

3. A Manuel of the Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Carl Schorlemmer (1874)
"When isobutene is shaken with aqueous hypochlorous acid the gas is absorbed, and isobutene chlorhydrate is formed, which has the following constitution ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Polyethylenimine, produced by the polymerization of ethylenimine. Poly{isobutene)/maleic anhydride adduct, diethanolamine reaction product. ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"One experiment which might provide a very indirect clue to the geometry of V would be the stereochemistry of its addition to RX or isobutene. ..."

6. A Manuel of the Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Carl Schorlemmer (1874)
"... boils at 156° and is easily converted into isobutene glycol C4H8(OH)2, ... but as this is not the case, and as it also differs from isobutene, ..."

7. Fownes' Manual of Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1878)
"isobutene is produced by the action of alcoholic potash on isobutyl iodide, ... isobutene is gaseous at ordinary temperatures, but condenses at very low ..."

8. A Manuel of the Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Carl Schorlemmer (1874)
"When isobutene is shaken with aqueous hypochlorous acid the gas is absorbed, and isobutene chlorhydrate is formed, which has the following constitution ..."

9. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Polyethylenimine, produced by the polymerization of ethylenimine. Poly{isobutene)/maleic anhydride adduct, diethanolamine reaction product. ..."

10. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"One experiment which might provide a very indirect clue to the geometry of V would be the stereochemistry of its addition to RX or isobutene. ..."

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