Meaning of TRIBUTYL PHOSPHATE in English


(ˈ)trī+- noun

Etymology: tributyl from tri- + butyl

: a liquid inorganic ester (C 4 H 9 ) 3 PO 4 made from normal butyl alcohol and phosphorus oxychloride and used chiefly as a solvent and plasticizer (as for nitrocellulose lacquers and cellulose plastics)

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