Definitions for "butadiene"
a gaseous hydrocarbon C4H6; -- it is used as a monomer unit in making synthetic rubbers.
A flammable gaseous olefin used in making synthetic rubbers. Butadiene rubber has now completely displaced natural rubber in the manufacture of automobile tyres.
A colorless, highly flammable hydrocarbon, C4H6, obtained from petroleum and used in the manufacture of synthetic rubber.