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amyl

[′am·əl]
(organic chemistry)
Any of the eight isomeric arrangements of the radical C5H11 or a mixture of them. Also known as pentyl.
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Opening the case, Richard Twomlow, prosecuting, told the court that police found a bottle of amyl nitrate in Stallard's house.
HIV-negative men had elevated odds of reporting unprotected receptive anal intercourse with a serodiscordant nonprimary partner if they used crystal methamphetamine or amyl nitrite (2.
PH] > 1 was carried out in bulk an din methyl amyl ketone solutions (20-80 wt%) at 25[degrees]C for 1 week in sealed vials.
Although sometimes prescribed for medicinal purposes, amyl nitrate is widely available in clubs and often used to heighten sexual arousal.
Often sold in sex and joke shops, gay bars and clubs, amyl nitrates are frequently used to heighten sexual arousal and can give the perception of altering time.
He denied four indencet assaults and seven charges of drugging the children with intent to commit offences on them, saying he administered Amyl Nitrate to heighten their pleasure.
They travelled on a rogue coach, not approved by the club, which was searched by police in Manchester and weapons were found including craft knives, blades taped to pens, CS gas, amyl nitrate, metal bars, copper cable and thunder flashes.
The fact that none of the animals interviewed expressed a fondness for YMCA, amyl nitrate or Judy Garland movies just about had me convinced there was no such thing as a gay animal.
16) In this study of 295 men living in San Francisco, unprotected anal sex (insertive or receptive) with partners of opposite or unknown serostatus was most prevalent during circuit parties outside the geographic area and was predicted by HIV-positive status and the use of crystal methamphetamines, sildenafil (Viagra), and amyl nitrates ("poppers").
Other oxygenates, such as tertiary amyl methyl ether and ethyl tertiary butyl ether, will likely suffer from the same concerns as MTBE, especially those which are petroleum-derived.
At one VA location, the entire drug supply of amyl nitrate, an inhaled drug used as an antidote for cyanide poisoning, had expired dates," according to the GAO.