Butane

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A hydrocarbon fuel, C4H10, which is a gas at ordinary temperatures and atmospheric pressure. It has a boiling point of 1 degree C at atmospheric pressure and may therefore not be used in colder climates as a gaseous fuel.


Note: Butane is commercially available under various names.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

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