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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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a colourless flammable gaseous alkane that occurs in natural gas.

Usage examples (36)
  • For safety purposes, a simpler test using a butane lighter was deployed.
  • They burn the same but butane is cheaper to manufacture.
  • Ethane, propane and butane are the dominant forms.
  • The sky above them was the blue of a butane flame. for more
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