Definition of 'butane'
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Stepanov sat, for a time, looking at the hissing butane gas lamp. KARA KUSH (2003)It's liquid, of course, but no trickier to handle than butane camping gas according to Paine's contacts. CORMORANT (2003)Deliberately Imelda extracted a cigarette from her packet and lit it, declining his proffered match, with an orange butane lighter. DEATH OF AN UNKNOWN MAN (2003)
I filled the bilges with diesel and poured gas from the outboard around, and cracked off the regulator on the butane gas tank for the stove. TROPIC OF NIGHT (2003)
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