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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 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 previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

alkyl halide. (alkyl organohalide). Any organohalide in which one or ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

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

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 previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Chemistry (2007)

by John O. E. Clark, William Hemsley

alkyl halide See halogenoalkane. alkyl/aryl sulphide See thioether.

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 ...

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 previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

from a haloalkane (alkyl halide) using potassium phthalimide. It is named after Siegmund Gabriel (1851–1924). gadolinium Symbol ...

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