Definition of Propyl

1. Noun. The monovalent organic group C3H7- obtained from propane.

Exact synonyms: Propyl Group, Propyl Radical
Generic synonyms: Chemical Group, Group, Radical



Definition of Propyl

1. n. The hypothetical radical C3H7, regarded as the essential residue of propane and related compounds.

Definition of Propyl

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Either of two isomeric univalent hydrocarbon radicals, C3H7, formally derived from propane by the loss of a proton ¹

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Definition of Propyl

1. a univalent radical [n -S] : PROPYLIC [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propyl

propudious
propugn
propugnacle
propugnacles
propugnation
propugnations
propulsation
propulsion
propulsion system
propulsions
propulsive
propulsively
propulsiveness
propulsory
propwash deflection unit
propyl (current term)
propyl alcohol
propyl group
propyl radical
propyla
propylaea
propylaeum
propylaeums
propylamine
propylamines
propylammonium
propylammoniums
propylbenzene
propylbenzenes
propylene

Literary usage of Propyl

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"propyl and butyl likewise differ, but to a less extent than do ethyl and propyl. ... Similarly, between a normal alkyl radical such as propyl and a branched ..."

2. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"This gas, formerly called propyl hydride, was obtained by Berthelot by heating ... prepared it by the action of zinc and sulphuric acid on propyl iodide. ..."

3. A Manual of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1873)
"The normal propyl compounds, however, are but little known, none of them having yet been prepared synthetically, except propylamine and propyl cyanide, ..."

4. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon; Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1910)
"When sugar undergoes fermentation, a little propyl alcohol is always formed, ... The bromide corresponding to propyl alcohol is then converted into the ..."

5. Hydrates in Aqueous Solution: Evidence for the Existence of Hydrates in by Harry Clary Jones, Frederick Hutton Getman, Harry Preston Bassett, Leroy McMaster, Horace Scudder Uhler (1907)
"N-propyl ALCOHOL. propyl alcohol gives lowerings of the freezing-point that differ markedly from those produced by methyl and ethyl alcohols. ..."

6. Merck's 1896 Index: An Encyclopedia for the Physician and the Pharmacist by Merck & Co, Merck & co., New York (1896)
"2.60 By heat, propyl nitrate w. alcoholic 10? ammonia. ... propyl Propionate Merck cv—oz. 2.60 (propyl Ether of Normal Propionic Acid). ..."

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