Meaning of ETHYL in English

/eth"euhl/ , adj.

1. Chem. containing the ethyl group, as ethyl ether, C 4 H 10 O.


2. a type of antiknock fluid, containing tetraethyl lead and other ingredients for a more even combustion.

[ Ethyl, coined by J. von Liebig in 1834; see ETHER, -YL ]

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