Meaning of neopentyl in English:

neopentyl

noun

  • The radical —CH ₂ C(CH ₃) ₃ derived from neopentane.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Odling (1829–1921), chemist.

Pronunciation

neopentyl

/ˌniːə(ʊ)ˈpɛntʌɪl/ /ˌniːə(ʊ)ˈpɛntɪl/ /nɪəˈpɛntʌɪl/