the technical name for ether (sense 1)
[es-rohg, -ruh g, et-; Sephardic Hebrew et-rawg; Ashkenazic Hebrew es-rohg] /ˈɛs roʊg, -rəg, ˈɛt-; Sephardic Hebrew ɛtˈrɔg; Ashkenazic Hebrew ɛsˈroʊg/ noun, plural ethrogs, ethrogim [Sephardic Hebrew et-raw-geem; Ashkenazic Hebrew es-roh-gim] /Sephardic Hebrew ɛt rɔˈgim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ɛsˈroʊ gɪm/ (Show IPA). Judaism. 1. . [es-rohg, -ruh g, et-; Sephardic Hebrew et-rawg; Ashkenazic Hebrew es-rohg] /ˈɛs roʊg, […]
[eth-uh l] /ˈɛθ əl/ adjective 1. Chemistry. containing the , as , C 4 H 10 O. noun 2. a type of antiknock fluid, containing lead and other ingredients for a more even combustion. /ˈiːθaɪl; ˈɛθɪl/ noun 1. (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C2H5-: ethyl group or radical 1838, modeled on […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C 4 H 8 O 2 , having a fragrant, fruitlike odor: used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfumes, flavorings, and confections, and as a solvent for paints, varnishes, and lacquers. noun 1. a colourless volatile flammable fragrant liquid ester, made from acetic acid […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. (def 1). noun 1. another name for alcohol (sense 1) ethyl alcohol n. See alcohol. ethyl alcohol See ethanol. ethyl alcohol [(eth-uhl)] The kind of alcohol made by fermentation of the sugar in grains; the fermentation is brought about by the enzymes in yeast. Note: Alcoholic drinks and gasohol contain ethyl alcohol.