triisopropyl etymology

English word triisopropyl comes from English tri-, English isopropyl ((chemistry) the univalent organic radical (CH3)2CH-.)

Detailed word origin of triisopropyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
isopropyl English (eng) (chemistry) the univalent organic radical (CH3)2CH-.
triisopropyl English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) Three isopropyl groups attached to the same atom or group in a molecule.

Words with the same origin as triisopropyl

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong