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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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(Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C2H5-: ethyl group or radical.
[C19: from eth(er) + -yl]
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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.
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The organic group C2H5, formed from ethane, having a valence of 1, and occurring in many important chemical compounds.
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|Noun||1.||ethyl - the univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom|
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ethyl[ˈiːθaɪl] N → etilo m
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n → Äthyl nt
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ethyl[ˈiːθaɪl] n → etile m
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