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  • noun chemistry Four ethyl groups in a molecule

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Examples

  • Once upon a time, to keep engines running smoothly, a chemical called tetraethyl-lead was added to petrol essentially as an "anti-bumping" chemical.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • Once upon a time, to keep engines running smoothly, a chemical called tetraethyl-lead was added to petrol essentially as an "anti-bumping" chemical.

    Smokers: dead men walking

  • Once upon a time, to keep engines running smoothly, a chemical called tetraethyl-lead was added to petrol essentially as an "anti-bumping" chemical.

    Moonbat reaction

  • Once upon a time, to keep engines running smoothly, a chemical called tetraethyl-lead was added to petrol essentially as an "anti-bumping" chemical.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • Turner, a British citizen, was the business director of the Innospec division producing the fuel additive known as tetraethyl lead (TEL).

    The Guardian World News

  • Bullets and lead sinkers are chemically the wrong stuff (elemental lead, not lead carbonate, not tetraethyl lead), and they're not aerosolized.

    Park Service Backpedals on Proposed Lead Ban

  • Bullets and lead sinkers are chemically the wrong stuff (elemental lead, not lead carbonate, not tetraethyl lead), and they're not aerosolized.

    Park Service Backpedals on Proposed Lead Ban

  • The only lead known to enter the ecosystem comes from tetraethyl lead (now banned these 30+ years) and lead carbonate in paint.

    Park Service Backpedals on Proposed Lead Ban

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by approving bribes to win orders for the fuel additive tetraethyl lead in mid-2004 and 2005.

    Innospec Ex-CEO

  • The only lead known to enter the ecosystem comes from tetraethyl lead (now banned these 30+ years) and lead carbonate in paint.

    Park Service Backpedals on Proposed Lead Ban

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