Definition of ethyl
: an alkyl radical CH3CH2− derived from ethane
ethylicplay \e-ˈthi-lik\ adjective
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Wine, beer and other alcoholic beverages contain a carcinogen, ethyl alcohol, which researchers believe might be linked to cancer.
So shoe companies put ethyl vinyl acetate (EVA), polyurethane, or special proprietary blends of similar foamy materials in the midsole to soften some of the impact, explains Schoene.
Regulators asked manufacturers to provide scientific data for three active ingredients commonly included, ethanol or ethyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol and benzalkonium chloride, but allowed the products to remain on store shelves.
The results showed prominent spikes of ethyl dodecanoate, sinapaldehyde, and other compounds that had formed over time.
Acetone and ethyl acetone generally don’t cause such injuries.
In his Rolling Stone article, Kennedy wrote that vaccines exposed infants to a hundred and eighty-seven times the daily limit of ethyl mercury, as determined by the Environmental Protection Agency.
A few steps later, excess photoresist is removed using various toxic compounds — sulfuric acid, hydrogen peroxide, methyl ethyl ketone — and rinsed away with water.
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Origin and Etymology of ethyl
German Ethyl (now Äthyl), from Äther ether + -yl
First Known Use: 1834See Words from the same year
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