HyperDic: alkyl

English > 1 sense of the word alkyl:
NOUNsubstancealkyl, alkyl group, alkyl radicalany of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons
English > alkyl: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons.
Synonymsalkyl group, alkyl radical
Narrowerethyl, ethyl group, ethyl radicalThe univalent hydrocarbon radical C2H5 derived from ethane by the removal of one hydrogen atom
methyl, methyl group, methyl radicalThe univalent radical CH3- derived from methane
Broadergroup, radical, chemical group(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
Spanishalquilo, grupo alquilo, radical alquilo
Catalanalquil, grup alquil
Adjectivesalkylicof or related to an alkyl

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