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(Elements & Compounds) another name for tetraethyl lead
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or tet•ra•eth•yl lead(ˈtɛ trəˌɛθ əlˈlɛd)
a colorless, oily, water-insoluble, poisonous liquid, (C2H5)4Pb, used as an antiknock agent in gasoline.
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|Noun||1.||lead tetraethyl - a clear oily poisonous liquid added to gasoline to prevent knocking|
antiknock - any of various compounds that are added to gasoline to reduce engine knocking
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