a colorless, water-insoluble liquid, C 7 H 12 O 4 , having a pleasant, aromatic odor: used chiefly as an intermediate in the synthesis of barbiturates.
ethylidene eth·yl·i·dene (ěth’ə-lĭ-dēn’, ě-thĭl’ĭ-) n. The bivalent hydrocarbon radical C2H4 that is isomeric to the ethylene radical.
[e-thil-ik] /ɛˈθɪl ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the .
[hek-soh-eyt] /ˈhɛk soʊˌeɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
[yoo-kuh-lip-tuh s] /ˌyu kəˈlɪp təs/ noun, plural eucalypti [yoo-kuh-lip-tahy] /ˌyu kəˈlɪp taɪ/ (Show IPA), eucalyptuses. 1. any of numerous often tall trees belonging to the genus Eucalyptus, of the myrtle family, native to Australia and adjacent islands, having aromatic evergreen leaves that are the source of medicinal oils and heavy wood used as timber. /ˌjuːkəˈlɪptəs/ […]