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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.
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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
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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]
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eth·yl

(ĕth′əl)
The organic group C2H5, formed from ethane, having a valence of 1, and occurring in many important chemical compounds.
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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
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Translations

ethyl

[ˈiːθaɪl] Netilo m
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ethyl

nÄthyl nt
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ethyl

[ˈiːθaɪl] netile m
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References in periodicals archive ?
The nonextracted wines had significantly higher concentrations of ethyl lactate and isoamyl acetate than the extracted wines.
A third chemical, ethyl lactate, also attracted the flies but was determined unnecessary for optimum attraction.
They ultimately provided the Tate staff a list of 16 solvents, solvent blends, and micro-emulsions, including ethyl lactate, several glycol ethers and glycols, n- and iso-butyl alcohol, and dimethyl sulfoxide.
To a solution of ethyl lactate (1g, 8.47 mmol) and triethylamine (1.77 mL, 12.71 mmol) in 15 mL of dry pyridine was added portionwise MsCl (0.7723 mL, 9.32 mmol) at 0[degrees]C.
Ethyl lactate, ethyl acetate, ethyl butyrate and isobutyl acetate were the esters identified in Obushera (Table 5).