Definition of Butadiene

1. Noun. A gaseous hydrocarbon C4H6; used in making synthetic rubbers.

Generic synonyms: Hydrocarbon
Specialized synonyms: Chloroprene
Substance meronyms: Buna, Buna Rubber

Definition of Butadiene

1. Noun. (organic compound) An unsaturated hydrocarbon, CH2=CH-CH=CH2; it is obtained from petroleum and is used in the preparation of the synthetic rubber polybutadiene. ¹

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Definition of Butadiene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Butadiene

but for
but for the grace of God
but hey
but if
but me no buts
but seriously folks
but then
but who's counting
butacaine sulfate
butadiene (current term)
butadiene monooxygenase
butadienoic acid

Literary usage of Butadiene

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"was dimethyl butadiene, which on redistillation boiled 3169-72°. (According to the literature, dimethyl butadiene boils at 69.5 °.) It combined with bromine ..."

2. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"1,3-butadiene,* 99.5%, in cylinder equipped for gas withdrawal, ... SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: 1,3-butadiene is a potential carcinogen, teratogen, ..."

3. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"... Between +89° and +93° butadiene-Styrene Rubber, page 56 TESTS Lithium Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer Use a suitable instrument, equipped with a ..."

4. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"1,3-butadiene CAS No. 106-99-0 First Listed in the Fifth Annual Repon on ... When administered by inhalation, 1,3- butadiene increased the incidences of ..."

5. Toxics in the Community: National and Local Perspectives edited by David Sarokin (1999)
"butadiene Air Emissions butadiene is a high-volume production chemical (3.0 billion pounds in 1989) used chiefly for the manufacture of several types of ..."

6. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Week, 1984b). ln 1982 imports of 1,3- butadiene were 867.7 million lb, and exports were 102.5 million lb (Chem. Week, 1984b). ln 1981, the United States ..."

7. New Materials Society, Challenges and Opportunities: New Materials Science DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"ABS is a range of materials made of up of three monomers, acrylonitrile, butadiene and styrene. Acrylonitrile contributes chemical resistance, ..."

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