butanediol

butanediol
\\ˈbyü(ˌ)tān(ˌ)dīˌȯl, -ˌōl\ noun (-s)
Etymology: butane + -diol
: any of four isomeric glycols C4H8(OH)2: as
a. : a hygroscopic liquid CH3CHOHCH2CH2OH made usually by hydrogenation of aldol and used chiefly as a humectant and plasticizer — called also 1,3-butanediol, 1,3-butylene glycol
b. : a viscous liquid CH2OHCH2CH2CH2OH made from acetylene, formaldehyde, and hydrogen and used chiefly in making polyurethane resins — called also 1,4-butanediol, 1,4-butylene glycol, tetramethylene glycol
c. : a hygroscopic viscous liquid or crystalline solid CH3CHOHCHOHCH3 known in four optically different forms, obtained usually by fermentation (as of grains or molasses), and used chiefly in organic synthesis — called also 2,3-butanediol, 2,3-butylene glycol

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