isopropyl

[ ahy-suh-proh-pil ]
/ ˌaɪ səˈproʊ pɪl /
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adjective Chemistry.

containing the isopropyl group.

Nearby words

  1. isopor,
  2. isoprecipitin,
  3. isoprene,
  4. isoprenoid,
  5. isopropanol,
  6. isopropyl alcohol,
  7. isopropyl ether,
  8. isopropyl group,
  9. isopropylbenzene,
  10. isopropylideneacetone

Origin of isopropyl

First recorded in 1865–70; iso- + propyl

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Examples from the Web for 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

isopropyl

/ (ˌaɪsəʊˈprəʊpɪl) /

noun

(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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