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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Butane  \Bu"tane\,  n.  [L.  butyrum  butter.  See  {Butter}.]  (Chem.) 
  An  inflammable  gaseous  hydrocarbon,  C4H10,  of  the  marsh  gas, 
  or  paraffin,  series. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  butane 
  n  :  occurs  in  natural  gas;  used  in  the  manufacture  of  rubber  and 
  fuels 




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