Definition of Ethyl group

1. Noun. The univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom.

Exact synonyms: Ethyl, Ethyl Radical
Generic synonyms: Alkyl, Alkyl Group, Alkyl Radical

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ethyl Group

ethyl acetate
ethyl alcohol
ethyl aminobenzoate
ethyl biscoumacetate
ethyl bromide
ethyl carbamate
ethyl chloride
ethyl eosin
ethyl ether
ethyl green
ethyl group (current term)
ethyl iodide
ethyl loflazepate
ethyl mercaptan
ethyl mercury
ethyl methanesulfonate
ethyl oxide
ethyl radical
ethyl salicylate

Literary usage of Ethyl group

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"The methyl group will exert upon the central carbon atom of this group an attractive force which will differ more from that of an ethyl group than would an ..."

2. Principles of Theoretical Chemistry, with Special Reference to the by Ira Remsen (1877)
"The production of ethylamine indicates clearly that, in the mustard oil, the ethyl group is in combination with the nitrogen atom; and the production of ..."

3. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"... while the smallest toxicity is found in the similar bodies of the ethyl group. By substituting for the hydrogen in the amide group an alkyl of the ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1867)
"Analysis of this salt showed that the ethyl group had been once taken up. On the addition of caustic soda the corresponding base was separated. ..."

5. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1900)
"Gesell., xvi., 2188) more ethyl-group was introduced. The resulting compound, its mode of formation, its analysis, its resistance to alkalis and even ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1869)
"... ethyl-group separates, united with nitrogen, in the form of ethylamine, from the molecule, while the carbon and sulphur of the group CS are burnt and ..."

7. Second Report of the Factory Investigating Commission, 1913 by George Moses Price, James P. Whiskeman, Elizabeth C. Watson, Zenas L. Potter, Charles Baskerville, Charles F. McKenna, Charles T. Graham Rogers, John H. Vogt, George A. Hall, Pauline Dorothea Goldmark (1913)
"According to Francis and Fortescue-Brickdale (99), the ethyl group is stronger than ... Thus, certain hypnotic properties possessed by the ethyl group are ..."

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