Definition of octyl in English:

octyl

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒktʌɪl
 
, -tɪl/

noun

[as modifier] Chemistry
Of or denoting an alkyl radical —C8H17, derived from octane.
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  • The transiting phase was modulated by 0.1 M of citrate buffer solution, sodium octyl sulphonate, methanol, and EDTA-Na.
  • In this formulation, and in many others, it is used in combination with waterproof ingredients such as octyl salicylate.
  • They ran sun-protection-factor tests to compare SoyScreen to four commercial UV absorbents: oxybenzone, dioxybenzone, octyl methoxycinnamate, and padimate-O.

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