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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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It's called Double Scorpio and apparently it's one of the only queer-ran amyl brands.
With the dosage of 0.1% ethyl glycolic propyl glycolic butyl glycolic amyl glycolic hexyl glycolic and decyl glycolic esters can depress the saturation vapor pressure effectively which are lower than that of gasoline and decyl glycolic ester is the most effective one.
The development of nasal formulation of amyl nitrite system could save many lives when applied immediately.
Opening the case, Richard Twomlow, prosecuting, told the court that police found a bottle of amyl nitrate in Stallard's house.
Opening the case yesterday, Richard Twomlow, prosecuting, told the court police found a bottle of amyl nitrate in Stallard's house.
Fusel oil has four major components: a [C.sub.3] alcohol (normal propyl alcohol), a [C.sub.4] alcohol (isobutyl alcohol) and two [C.sub.5] alcohols (isoamyl and active amyl alcohols).
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 (2.8 and 2.6, respectively), or if they agreed that "[they] are less careful about being safe with sex or drugs than [they] were several years ago because there are better treatments for HIV now" (3.4).
The reaction of the OH precursor, hardener, and catalyst in the region [r.sub.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.
With the stated aim "not to succumb to a kind of recognizable belief system" as he looks "for a way in anatomizing [his] time," Hiorns has summoned signifiers of reckless potency, pleasure, and cleansing associated with masculinity--pumped up (steroids), partied-out (amyl nitrate), spent (sperm), and occupied with attempting to dispose of the traces of its actions (Dettol).
The year 11 students - aged 15 and 16 - complained of headaches after a bottle of liquid amyl nitrate was opened and spilled during a lesson.
Nearly three decades ago, as featured in The Advocate's first cover story on drug abuse, it was amyl nitrate, or "poppers."