1. ethyl

noun. ['ˈɛθəl'] the univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom.


  • alkyl radical
  • alkyl group
  • ethyl radical
  • ethyl group

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Rhymes with Ethyl

  • grethel
  • pethtel
  • pethel
  • bethell
  • bethel
  • ethel

Sentences with ethyl

1. Noun, singular or mass
For example, when ethane is attached to another molecule, it is called an ethyl group.

2. Adjective
A simple regiment of these pills helps the liver -- an area affected by ethyl glucuronide.