ethyl ethyl  /ˈɛ θəl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ethyl ether, for example, is essential to the final processing of cocaine base into a white hydrochloride powder.
  2. Yes, if ethyl motor fluids are important; if certain medical sedatives are important.
  3. Instead, drivers are filling their gas tanks with ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, which is one of two fuel options used in a new generation of Brazilian cars called Flex.

News

  • New Sasol O&S Tri-ethyl Aluminium Production Plant Proves Concept

    HAMBURG, Germany, -- Sasol Olefins&Surfactants (O&S) announced today that it has reached an important milestone in the expansion of its capabilities with the production of its new ALCAT(R)TEAL highly purified tri-ethyl aluminium product. Production at the new TEAL plant in Brunsbuttel, Germany, which went on-line in June 2012, has been running smoothly for nearly a year. The full functionality ...
    on July 19, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "A forensic study ...... detected the presence of ethyl alcohol in the crew commander's body before his death," Alexei Morozov, head of the investigating commission, told a news conference. "The crew commander's regime of work and rest in the...
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Alexei Morozov Source: Reuters

  2. PIRACICABA, Brazil - At the dawn of the automobile age, Henry Ford predicted that "ethyl alcohol is the fuel of the future."
    on Apr 9, 2006 By: Henry Ford Source: New York Times

  3. Its chairman, Zaki Badawi, a former adviser on Islam to the Prince of Wales, concluded: "I see no harm in consuming Ribena and Lucozade which contain traces of ethyl alcohol and animal ingredients that do not bear their original qualities and do not...
    on Aug 1, 2004 By: Zaki Badawi Source: guardian.co.uk

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