Definition of Polybutylene

1. Noun. A polymer of butylene; used in lubricants and synthetic rubber.

Exact synonyms: Polybutene
Generic synonyms: Butene, Butylene



Definition of Polybutylene

1. Noun. (chemistry) polybutene ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polybutylene

polyblends
polyblennia
polybranchia
polybrene
polybrid
polybrids
polybromide
polybromides
polybrominated
polybrominated biphenyl
polybrominated biphenyls
polybutadiene
polybutadienes
polybutene
polybutenes
polybutylene (current term)
polybutylene terephthalate
polybutylenes
polycaprolactam
polycaprolactams
polycaprolactone
polycaprolactones
polycarbazole
polycarbonate
polycarbonated
polycarbonates
polycarbonic
polycarbophil
polycarbosilane
polycarbosilanes

Literary usage of Polybutylene

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1. New Materials Society, Challenges and Opportunities: New Materials Science ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"Polyethylene polybutylene terephthalate polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) is an engineering thermoplastic manufactured by polycondensation of terephthalic ..."

2. Attorneys' Fees and the Tobacco Settlement: Congressional Hearing edited by Howard Coble (2000)
"B. Case Description This case involves the settlement of about 60000 claims by homeowners that the polybutylene ("PB") pipes in their homes are prone to ..."

3. Drinking Water Distribution Systems: Assessing and Reducing Risks by National Research Council (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S. (2006)
"Common pipe materials such as PVC, polybutylene, and polyethylene differ in their chemical and physical structure, and thereby differ in their ..."

4. HVAC and Chemical Resistance Handbook for the Engineer and Architect: A ...by Tom Arimes by Tom Arimes (1994)
"... thermoplastic piping systems are made of the following materials: PVC polyvinyl chloride CPVC chlorinated polyvinyl chloride PB polybutylene PE ..."

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