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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)  


amyl acetate  
      n      another name (no longer in technical usage) for       pentyl acetate  
amyl alcohol  
      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  
amyl nitrite  
      n   a yellowish unstable volatile fragrant liquid used in medicine as a vasodilator and in perfumes. Formula: (CH3)2CHCH2CH2NO2  
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