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3 definitions found
 for ethyl
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ethyl \Eth"yl\, n. [Ether + -yl.] (Chem.)
     A monatomic, hydrocarbon radical, C2H5 of the paraffin
     series, forming the essential radical of ethane, and of
     common alcohol and ether.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Ethyl aldehyde. (Chem.) See Aldehyde.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ethyl
      n 1: the univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane
           by the removal of one hydrogen atom [syn: ethyl, ethyl
           group, ethyl radical]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "ethyl":
     avgas, crude, crude oil, ethyl gas, fossil oil, gas, gasoline,
     high-octane gas, high-test, kerosene, lead-free gas, low-lead gas,
     motor oil, paraffin, petrol, petroleum, premium gas, regular,
     rock oil
  
  

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