diethyl zinc

noun di·eth·yl zinc

Definition of diethyl zinc

  1. :  a volatile pyrophoric liquid compound C4H10Zn used especially to catalyze polymerization and to deacidify paper

First Known Use of diethyl zinc

1952


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