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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Butylene  \Bu"ty*lene\,  n.  [From  {Butyl}.]  (Chem.) 
  Any  one  of  three  metameric  hydrocarbons,  {C4H8},  of  the 
  ethylene  series.  They  are  gaseous  or  easily  liquefiable. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  butylene 
  n  :  any  of  three  isomeric  hydrocarbons  C4H8;  all  used  in  making 
  synthetic  rubbers  [syn:  {butene}] 




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