diethyl

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di·eth·yl

(dī-eth'il),
A compound containing two ethyl radicals.
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Because of the greater extent of steric effect rendered by this flexible ethyl group, loosening of the polymer skeleton requires the less amount of energy to undergo a complete breakdown of the polymer chains.