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EtymologyEdit

From German Ethyl, from Ether + -yl.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛθaɪl/, /ˈɛθɪl/, /ˈiːθaɪl/, /ˈiːθɪl/
  • (US, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈɛθəl/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: Ethel (for one pronunciation of ethyl)

NounEdit

ethyl (plural ethyls)

  1. (organic chemistry) The univalent hydrocarbon radical, C2H5, formally derived from ethane by the loss of a hydrogen atom.

SynonymsEdit

  • E (acronymizing abbreviation)
  • Et (chemical shorthand, found in chemical formulae)
  • (C₂H₅)

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EtymologyEdit

From eth- +‎ -yl.

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NounEdit

ethyl n (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) ethyl