amyl n modifier, no longer in technical usage of, consisting of, or containing any of eight isomeric forms of the monovalent group C5H11- amyl group or radical See also →
pentyl (C19: from Latin: amylum)
n another name (no longer in technical usage) for →
n a colourless flammable liquid existing in eight isomeric forms that is used as a solvent and in the manufacture of organic compounds and pharmaceuticals. Formula: C5H11OH
n a yellowish unstable volatile fragrant liquid used in medicine as a vasodilator and in perfumes. Formula: (CH3)2CHCH2CH2NO2
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