elayle


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]

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  • 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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