Elayl
Elayl E*la"yl, n. [Gr. ? olive oil, oil + yl.] (Chem.) Olefiant gas or ethylene; -- so called by Berzelius from its forming an oil combining with chlorine. [Written also {elayle}.] See {Ethylene}. [1913 Webster]

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  • elayle — Elayl E*la yl, n. [Gr. ? olive oil, oil + yl.] (Chem.) Olefiant gas or ethylene; so called by Berzelius from its forming an oil combining with chlorine. [Written also {elayle}.] See {Ethylene}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Ethylene — Eth yl*ene ([e^]th [i^]l*[=e]n), n. [From {Ethyl}.] (Chem.) A colorless, gaseous hydrocarbon, {C2H4}, forming an important ingredient of illuminating gas, and also obtained by the action of concentrated sulphuric acid in alcohol. It is an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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