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es·ter·i·fy

 (ĕ-stĕr′ə-fī′)
intr. & tr.v. es·ter·i·fied, es·ter·i·fy·ing, es·ter·i·fies
To change or cause to change to an ester.

esterify

(ɛˈstɛrəˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Chemistry) chem to change or cause to change into an ester
esˌterifiˈcation n

es•ter•i•fy

(ɛˈstɛr əˌfaɪ)

v.t., v.i. -fied, -fy•ing.
to convert into an ester.
[1900–05]
es•ter′i•fi`a•ble, adj.
es•ter`i•fi•ca′tion, n.

esterify


Past participle: esterified
Gerund: esterifying

Imperative
esterify
esterify
Present
I esterify
you esterify
he/she/it esterifies
we esterify
you esterify
they esterify
Preterite
I esterified
you esterified
he/she/it esterified
we esterified
you esterified
they esterified
Present Continuous
I am esterifying
you are esterifying
he/she/it is esterifying
we are esterifying
you are esterifying
they are esterifying
Present Perfect
I have esterified
you have esterified
he/she/it has esterified
we have esterified
you have esterified
they have esterified
Past Continuous
I was esterifying
you were esterifying
he/she/it was esterifying
we were esterifying
you were esterifying
they were esterifying
Past Perfect
I had esterified
you had esterified
he/she/it had esterified
we had esterified
you had esterified
they had esterified
Future
I will esterify
you will esterify
he/she/it will esterify
we will esterify
you will esterify
they will esterify
Future Perfect
I will have esterified
you will have esterified
he/she/it will have esterified
we will have esterified
you will have esterified
they will have esterified
Future Continuous
I will be esterifying
you will be esterifying
he/she/it will be esterifying
we will be esterifying
you will be esterifying
they will be esterifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been esterifying
you have been esterifying
he/she/it has been esterifying
we have been esterifying
you have been esterifying
they have been esterifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been esterifying
you will have been esterifying
he/she/it will have been esterifying
we will have been esterifying
you will have been esterifying
they will have been esterifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been esterifying
you had been esterifying
he/she/it had been esterifying
we had been esterifying
you had been esterifying
they had been esterifying
Conditional
I would esterify
you would esterify
he/she/it would esterify
we would esterify
you would esterify
they would esterify
Past Conditional
I would have esterified
you would have esterified
he/she/it would have esterified
we would have esterified
you would have esterified
they would have esterified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.esterify - change (a compound) into an ester
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
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The limitation of this calculation, which is based on the esterifying agent and transesterification catalyst, is that biodiesel production is more economical if pre-treatment of the raw material occurs at the processing site.
Traditional, first-generation FAME-type biodiesel, on the other hand, is produced by esterifying vegetable oils or fats.