What does alkyl mean?

alkyl meaning in General Dictionary

any one of a few univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 based on aliphatic hydrocarbons

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Sentence Examples with the word alkyl

Such a reaction can only take place if the addition of the alkyl group takes place on the nitrogen atom of the isonitrile, from which it follows that the nitrogen atom must be trivalent and consequently the carbon atom divalent.

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