alkyl definition

  • noun:
    • A monovalent radical, such as for example ethyl or propyl, getting the general formula CnH2n+1.
    • Any of some univalent radicals of the basic formula CnH2n+1 produced from aliphatic hydrocarbons.
    • A generic name put on any alcohol radical, like methyl (CH3), ethyl (C2H5), propyl (C3H7), etc.
    • any of some univalent categories of the typical formula CnH2n+1 based on aliphatic hydrocarbons

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