Ethyl-mercaptan meaning

A colorless organic liquid, C2 H5 SH, that has a strong odor and is added to odorless fuel and fuel systems as a warning agent.
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A colorless organic liquid that has a very strong odor. It is added to odorless fuel, such as natural gas, and fuel systems as a warning agent in the event of leakage or spills. Also called ethanethiol. Chemical formula: C2H6S.
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(organic chemistry) A thiol formally derived from ethyl alcohol by replacing the oxygen atom with sulfur.
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