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Meaning of ethyl

eth•yl

Pronunciation: (eth'ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. containing the ethyl group, as ethyl ether, CHO.
—n.
  1. a type of antiknock fluid, containing tetraethyl lead and other ingredients for a more even combustion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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