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Meaning of ETHYL

Pronunciation:  'ethul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom
 

ETHYL is a 5 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: ethyl group, ethyl radical
 
 See Also: alkyl, alkyl group, alkyl radical

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Eth"yl\, n. [Ether + -yl.] (Chem.)
A monatomic, hydrocarbon radical, {C2H5} of the paraffin
series, forming the essential radical of ethane, and of
common alcohol and ether.

{Ethyl aldehyde}. (Chem.) See {Aldehyde}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: avgas, crude, crude oil, ethyl gas, fossil oil, gas, gasoline, high-octane gas, high-test, kerosene, lead-free gas, low-lead gas, motor oil, paraffin, petrol, petroleum, premium gas, regular, rock oil
 

 

 

 

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