isopentane

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isopentane

[¦ī·sō′pen‚tān]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CHCH3CH2CH3 Flammable, colorless liquid with pleasant aroma; boils at 28°C; soluble in oils, ether, and hydrocarbons, insoluble in water; used as a solvent and chemical intermediate. Also known as 2-methylbutane.