ethyl chloride

ethyl chloride
noun Date: 1869 a colorless pungent flammable gaseous or volatile liquid C2H5Cl used especially as a topical anesthetic

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  • ethyl chloride — n. a colorless liquid, C2H5Cl, prepared by heating ethyl alcohol with hydrogen chloride in the presence of zinc chloride: used in preparing tetraethyl lead and ethyl cellulose, and as a local anesthetic …   English World dictionary

  • ethyl chloride — n a colorless pungent flammable gaseous or volatile liquid C2H5Cl used esp. as a topical anesthetic * * * [USP] a colorless, extremely volatile, flammable liquid, C2H5Cl, sprayed on skin to produce local anesthesia by superficial freezing caused… …   Medical dictionary

  • ethyl chloride — Chem. a flammable gas, C2H5Cl, used as a refrigerant, solvent, and anesthetic. Also called chloroethane. * * * ▪ chemical compound also called  chloroethane        colourless, flammable gas belonging to the family of organohalogen compounds… …   Universalium

  • ethyl chloride — noun a colorless flammable gas used as a local surface anesthetic • Hypernyms: ↑local anesthetic, ↑local anaesthetic, ↑local, ↑topical anesthetic, ↑topical anaesthetic * * * noun : a colorless pungent flammable gaseous or volatile liquid compound …   Useful english dictionary

  • ethyl chloride — chloretanas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃CH₂Cl atitikmenys: angl. chloroethane; ethyl chloride rus. хлористый этил; хлорэтан ryšiai: sinonimas – etilchloridas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ethyl chloride — noun chloroethane …   Wiktionary

  • ethyl cellulose — n. an ethyl ether of cellulose obtained as a white granular solid by treating wood pulp soaked in sodium hydroxide (alkali cellulose) with ethyl chloride: used in adhesives, plastics, insulation, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Ethyl iodide — Chembox new Name = ethyl iodide ImageFile1 = Iodoethane skeletal.png ImageSize1 = 150px ImageName1 = ImageFile = ethylIodide.png ImageSize =200px ImageName = IUPACName = iodoethane OtherNames = iodoethene Section1 = Chembox Identifiers SMILES =… …   Wikipedia

  • ethyl ether — Chem. ether (def. 1). [1875 80] * * * ▪ chemical compound also called  diethyl ether        well known anesthetic, commonly called simply ether, an organic compound belonging to a large group of compounds called ethers; its molecular structure… …   Universalium

  • ethyl — The hydrocarbon radical, CH3CH2–. e. alcohol SYN: alcohol (2). e. aminobenzoate SYN: benzocaine. e. biscoumacetate an anticoagulant chemically related to bishydroxycoumarin and warfarin. e. butyrate used in perfumery. e …   Medical dictionary

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