Meaning of butyraldehyde

bu•tyr•al•de•hyde

Pronunciation: (by"tu-ral'du-hīd"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a clear, colorless, flammable liquid, CHO, used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of resins and rubber cement. Also called
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