tetramethyllead


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tet•ra•meth•yl•lead

(ˈtɛ trəˌmɛθ əlˈlɛd)

n.
a colorless liquid, (CH3)4Pb, used as an antiknock agent in gasoline.
[1960–65]
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Thus, the reversible formation of methyl radicals and elemental lead from tetramethyllead (eq 2) was convincingly demonstrated, and this technique was quickly exploited by other chemists in Europe and North America.