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
Words that Rhyme with Ethyl
Example sentences of the word ethyl
1. Noun, singular or mass
For example, when ethane is attached to another molecule, it is called an ethyl group.
A simple regiment of these pills helps the liver -- an area affected by ethyl glucuronide.