from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The univalent organic radical, C5H11, occurring in many organic compounds in eight isomeric forms. Also called pentyl.
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- n. pentyl
- adj. Of or pertaining to starch
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A univalent hydrocarbon radical, C5H11, of the paraffine series found in amyl alcohol or fusel oil, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Starch; fine flour.
- n. A hypothetical radical (C5H11) believed to exist in many compounds, as amylic alcohol, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a hydrocarbon radical that occurs in many organic compounds
However, esters formed from other pentanol isomers amyl alcohols, or mixtures of pentanols, are often referred to as amyl acetate.
Because Nitrates are found in recreational drugs such as amyl nitrate or nitrite “poppers”taking Viagra with the sexually-oriented party favor can cause a serious decrease in blood pressure which may lead to fainting, a stroke, or heart attack.
The alcohols must either be mixed with relatively expensive substances (such as amyl nitrate) to promote combustion or aspirated into the diesel fuel through a special device in the air intake.
Ask your doctor if you are not sure if any of your medications contain nitrates or you use street drugs containing nitrates such as amyl nitrate and butyl nitrate ( 'poppers') while taking vardenafil.
Some recreational drugs also contain nitrates, such as amyl nitrite and butyl nitrite.
Deponit, Transderm-Nitro, others), isosorbide dinitrate (Dilatrate-SR, Isordil, Sorbitrate), isosorbide mononitrate (Imdur, ISMO, Monoket), and others; nitrates are also found in some recreational drugs such as amyl nitrate or nitrite
The result plays up a unique note of amyl alcohol found in good grappas, pisco and rhum agricole.
The collaborative duo Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson have made art out of bombarding coloured tulips with lit matches and jointly imbibing the drug amyl nitrate.
#11 POSTED BY Charlie, Jun 7th, 2010 3: 15 pm amyl nitrate, huh?
Beyond the white picket fences of American suburbia lies a seamy underbelly where a psychopathic rapist inhales amyl nitrate and makes his friends lip-sync Roy Orbison and bring him Pabst Blue Ribbon.