tertiary amyl alcohol

noun

: a secondary pentyl alcohol CH3CH2C(OH)(CH3)2 having a camphoraceous odor, a burning taste, and hypnotic properties that can be made by hydrating amylene (see amylene ) and that is used chiefly as a solvent; 2-methyl-2-butanol

called also amylene hydrate

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“Tertiary amyl alcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tertiary%20amyl%20alcohol. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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