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Definition of the noun allyl

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noun - plural: allyls

  1. the univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5; derived from propylene

Alternative definition of the noun allyl


  1. [organic chemistry] An organic radical, CH2=CH-CH2-, existing especially in oils of garlic and mustard.


Allyl: An allyl group is a substituent with the structural formula H₂C=CH-CH₂R, where R is the rest of the molecule. It consists of a methylene bridge attached to a vinyl group. The name is derived from the Latin word for garlic, Allium sativum. In 1844, Theodor Wertheim isolated an allyl derivative from garlic oil and named it "Schwefelallyl". The term allyl applies to many compounds related to H₂C=CH-CH₂, some of which are of practical or everyday importance.

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Phrases with Allyl

  1. allyl group
  2. allyl resin
  3. allyl alcohol
  4. allyl radical
  5. Allyl chloride
  6. Allyl isothiocyanate

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Google previewQuantum Mechanical Electronic Structure Calculations with Chemical Accuracy (2012)

by S. Langhoff

Allyl is a planar odd alternant tr-radical with C2v symmetry (see Figure 7). Calculations were performed at a theoretical ACPF/MIDI3* equilibrium geometry| 41]. The calculated CC bond distances of 1.395 A are typical of a conjugated system.

Google previewStudent Solutions Manual for Neal/Gustafson/Hughes' Precalculus (2012)

by White, Danny V.

The alkenyl group with the common name allyl is a 2-propenyl group. The compound has three carbon atoms. b. Acetylene is the common name for ethyne; it has two carbon atoms. c. Dimethylacetylene has 2 methyl substituents on acetylene; ...

Google previewNew Trends in Cross-Coupling (2014)

Theory and Applications by Thomas Colacot

For example, allyl is a three- electron ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives, 7th Edition (2009)

Descriptions in Plain English of More Than 12,000 Ingredients Both Harmful and Desirable Found in Foods by Ruth Winter

ASP ALLYL ISOVALERATE • Derived from valeric acid (see), it is used as a flavoring. Listed as a cancer-causing agent by the Environmental Defense Fund. ASP ALLYL MERCAPTAN • A synthetic spice flavoring additive for beverages, ice ...

Google previewDictionary of Food Ingredients (2013)

by Robert S. Igoe

Allyl Nonanoate 7 Allyl Anthranilate A synthetic flavoring agent that is a light yellow colored liquid of green leafwine odor. It is stable but may cause discoloration. It should be stored in glass or tin containers. It is used as flavoring for its wine ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers (2010)

by Jan W. Gooch

Allyl Alcohol n (propenyl alcohol, AA, 2-propene-1-ol) CH2=CHCCH2–OH. A colorless liquid with a characteristic pungent odor synthesized by hydrolysis of allyl chloride (from propylene) with dilute caustic, or by the dehydration of propylene ...

Google previewWhittington's Dictionary of Plastics, Third Edition (1993)

by James F. Carley

Allyl Alcohol (propenyl alcohol, AA, 2-propene-l-ol) CH2=CHCH2- OH. A colorless liquid with a characteristic pungent odor, obtained by the hydrolysis of allyl chloride (from propylene) with dilute caustic, or by the dehydration of propylene ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Allyl isothiocyanate Volatile oil of mustard, used as a counterirritant in ointments and plasters and in the preparations of...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Allyl butyrate, cyclohexylcaproate, cyclohexylvalerate, propionate; Amyl phenylacetate; Benzyl formate, propionate; Butyl propionate; Cinnamic acid; Citronellyl acetate: gamma-Decalactone; gamma-Dodecalactone; Ethyl cinnamate; Geranyl ...

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Allyl Meaning

Video shows what allyl means. An organic radical, CH2=CH-CH2-, existing especially in oils of garlic and mustard.. allyl pronunciation. How to pronounce ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1L1Y4L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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