lead tetraethyl

lead tetraethyl n TETRAETHYL LEAD

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  • lead tetraethyl — n. TETRAETHYL LEAD …   English World dictionary

  • lead tetraethyl — lead tet•ra•eth•yl [[t]ˈlɛd ˌtɛ trəˈɛθ əl[/t]] n. chem. tetraethyllead …   From formal English to slang

  • lead tetraethyl — noun Chemistry another term for tetraethyl lead …   English new terms dictionary

  • lead tetraethyl — noun a clear oily poisonous liquid added to gasoline to prevent knocking • Syn: ↑tetraethyl lead • Hypernyms: ↑antiknock …   Useful english dictionary

  • lead tetraethyl — /led/, Chem. tetraethyllead. * * * …   Universalium

  • lead tetraethyl — /ˌlɛd tɛtrəˈɛθəl/ (say .led tetruh ethuhl) noun a colourless liquid, Pb(C2H5)4, used in petrol for internal combustion engines because of its antiknock properties …   Australian English dictionary

  • lead processing — Introduction       preparation of the ore for use in various products.       Lead (Pb) is one of the oldest metals known, being one of seven metals used in the ancient world (the others are gold, silver, copper, iron, tin, and mercury). Its low… …   Universalium

  • lead — 1. v. & n. v. (past and past part. led) 1 tr. cause to go with one, esp. by guiding or showing the way or by going in front and taking a person s hand or an animal s halter etc. 2 tr. a direct the actions or opinions of. b (often foll. by to, or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lead — [1] [pronounced LEED] A short connecting wire which makes electrical contact between two points. [2] [pronounced LEED] The distance from the thread crest of a bolt or screw to the adjacent crest of the same thread, i.e., the distance a screw… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tetraethyl — |te.trə+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tetra + ethyl : containing four ethyl groups in the molecule * * * /te treuh eth euhl/, adj. Chem. containing four ethyl groups. [TETRA + ETHYL] * * * tetraethyl / ēthˈīl, eˈthil/… …   Useful english dictionary

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