how to pronounce butyl


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butyl is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of butyl in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… next we use n-butyl lithium to remove a …”

meanings of butyl


  1. Any of four isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C4H9, formally derived from butane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.
  2. A synthetic rubber made by the polymerization of isobutylene.

butyl frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word butyl occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics butyl can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that butyl can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with butyl


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