adjective Chemistry.

containing the isopropyl group.

Origin of isopropyl

First recorded in 1865–70; iso- + propyl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for isopropyl

Historical Examples of isopropyl

  • The cloud of iodide of isopropyl had a character Of its own, and differed materially from all others that I had seen.

British Dictionary definitions for isopropyl



(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the group of atoms (CH 3) 2 CH-, derived from propanean isopropyl group or radical
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