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alkyl halide

Definition of the noun alkyl halide

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  1. organic compound in which halogen atoms have been substituted for hydrogen atoms in an alkane
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of alkyl halide: haloalkane
    • more generic term: organic compound = any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
    • more specific word: haloform = compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom

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Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alkyl halide (alkyl organohalide). any organohalide in which one or more ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Named Effects and Laws in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics (2012)

by D. W. Ballentyne

In the Arbusov rearrangement, an alkyl phosphite is heated with a small amount of the corresponding alkyl halide. Initially a phosphonium salt is formed which ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistery (2010)

by R. P. Gupta

Alkyl Halide The organic compounds with general formula RX, where R is any simple alkyl or substituted alkyl group and X may be fluoride chloride, bromide or iodide. Alkylbcnzcnes A type of organic hydrocarbon containing one or more alkyl ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

alkyl halide (chemistry) An ORGANIC COMPOUND of GENERAL FORMULA RX, where R is an ALKYL GROUP and X is a HALOGEN. Also termed: HALOGENOALKANE. alkylating agents ( biochemistry) ...

Google previewCondensed Encyclopedia of Polymer Engineering Terms (2012)

by Nicholas P Cheremisinoff

R-X is read as “alkyl halide”. Radicals of the alkanes are referred to as alkyl radicals. There are two other important radicals; they are the vinyl radical, which is produced when a hydrogen atom is removed from ethylene, and the phenyl radical ...

Google previewScience and Technology Encyclopedia (2000)

by The University of Chicago Press, Leszek Kołakowski

alkyl halide See HALOALKANE alkyne (acetylene) Unsaturated HYDROCARBON compound with the general formula ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry

alkyl halide (R-X) A carbon compound containing a covalent bond between a halogen (fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine) and an alkyl group. Eg bromomethane ...

Google previewSasol Encyclopaedia of Science and Technology (2004)

by G.C. Gerrans, P. Hartmann-Petersen, Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen

alkyl halide The general name for a group of organic compounds whose molecules contain an alkyl ...

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