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diamyl sulfide

[ dahy-am-uhl ]
/ daɪˈæm əl /
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noun Chemistry.

a yellow liquid consisting of a mixture of isomers having the formula (C5H11)2S, used chiefly in the preparation of organic sulfur compounds.

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Also called amyl sulfide.

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