tetramethyllead


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tetramethyllead

[¦te·trə¦meth·əl′led]
(organic chemistry)
Pb(CH3)4 An organic compound of lead that, when added in small amounts to motor gasoline, increases the antiknock quality of the fuel; not widely used.
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