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polyisobutylene

[pol-ee-ahy-suh-byoot-l-een] /ˌpɒl iˌaɪ səˈbyut lˌin/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a polymer of isobutylene, used chiefly in the manufacture of synthetic rubber.
Also, polyisobutene
[pol-ee-ahy-suh-byoo-teen] /ˌpɒl iˌaɪ səˈbyu tin/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; poly- + isobutylene
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