Alky vs Alkyl - What's the difference?

alky | alkyl |


As nouns the difference between alky and alkyl

is that alky is while alkyl is alkyl.

alky

English

Noun

(alkies)
  • * 1985 , Stephen King, Skeleton Crew
  • No, when an alky blacks out, he keeps doing things. An alky in a blackout is a busy little devil.
  • * 1999 , Ian Rankin, Black and Blue: An Inspector Rebus Mystery
  • Once an alky , always an alky, that's what they say.

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    alkyl

    English

    (wikipedia alkyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a series of univalent radicals of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons.
  • See also

    * -yl * aryl * methyl * ethyl * propyl * butyl * amyl, pentyl * hexyl * heptyl * octyl * nonyl * decyl * and so on ----