Meaning of tetramethyllead

tet•ra•meth•yl•lead

Pronunciation: (te"tru-meth"ul-led'), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a colorless liquid, (CH)Pb, insoluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol and benzene, used as an antiknock agent in gasoline. Also called
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