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  • n. The brominated derivative of ethane CH3-CH2Br used, via Grignard reagents in organic synthesis

Etymologies

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bromo- +‎ ethane

Examples

  • On heating bromoethane with a strong base dissolved in ethanol, hydrogen bromide is eliminated and ethene is formed:

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