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eth·yl

 (ĕth′əl)
adj.
Relating to or being a hydrocarbon unit, C2H5, that can occur as a substituent in an organic compound or as an ion or radical.


eth·yl′ic (ĕ-thĭl′ĭk) adj.

ethyl

(ˈiːθaɪl; ˈɛθɪl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C2H5-: ethyl group or radical.
[C19: from eth(er) + -yl]
ethylic adj

eth•yl

(ˈɛθ əl)
n.
1. the univalent group C2H5–, derived from ethane.
2. an antiknock fluid used in gasoline, containing tetraethyllead and other ingredients for a more even combustion.
[1835–40; < German, coined by J. von Liebig in 1834; see ether, -yl]

eth·yl

(ĕth′əl)
The organic group C2H5, formed from ethane, having a valence of 1, and occurring in many important chemical compounds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ethyl - the univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atomethyl - the univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom
alkyl, alkyl group, alkyl radical - any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons
Translations

ethyl

[ˈiːθaɪl] Netilo m

ethyl

nÄthyl nt

ethyl

[ˈiːθaɪl] netile m