AskDefine | Define ethyl

Dictionary Definition

ethyl n : the univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom [syn: ethyl group, ethyl radical]

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  1. The univalent hydrocarbon radical, C2H5, formally derived from ethane by the loss of a proton

Extensive Definition

Ethyl may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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