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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ethyl  \Eth"yl\,  n.  [Ether  +  -yl.]  (Chem.) 
  A  monatomic,  hydrocarbon  radical,  {C2H5}  of  the  paraffin 
  series,  forming  the  essential  radical  of  ethane,  and  of 
  common  alcohol  and  ether. 
 
  {Ethyl  aldehyde}.  (Chem.)  See  {Aldehyde}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ethyl 
  n  :  the  univalent  hydrocarbon  radical  C2H5  derived  from  ethane 
  by  the  removal  of  one  hydrogen  atom  [syn:  {ethyl  group}, 
  {ethyl  radical}] 




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