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Definition of "propyl" []

  • A univalent organic radical with composition C3H7, derived from propane. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "propyl" in a sentence
  • "The patty is, according to McDonald's website, "pork, water, salt, dextrose, BHA and BHT and propyl gallate and citric acid preservatives.""
  • "New methodology for Ozone Depletion Potentials of short-lived compounds: n-propyl bromide as an example."
  • "The Institute carried out alternatives assessments on one product based on n-propyl bromide (nPB), a product based on a volatile methyl siloxane (VMS), and two hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)."