/eth"euhl/, adj.
1. Chem. containing the ethyl group, as ethyl ether, C4H10O.
2. a type of antiknock fluid, containing tetraethyl lead and other ingredients for a more even combustion.
[ < G Ethyl, coined by J. von Liebig in 1834; see ETHER, -YL]

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