ethyl acetate

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ethyl acetate

n.
A colorless volatile flammable liquid, C4H8O2, used in perfumes, flavorings, lacquers, pharmaceuticals, and rayon and as a general solvent.

ethyl acetate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless volatile flammable fragrant liquid ester, made from acetic acid and ethanol: used in perfumes and flavourings and as a solvent for plastics, etc. Formula: CH3COOC2H5

eth′yl ac′etate


n.
a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C4H8O2, having a fragrant fruitlike odor: used in perfumes and flavorings and as a solvent for paints, varnishes, and lacquers.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.ethyl acetate - a fragrant colorless flammable volatile liquid ester made from ethanol and acetic acid; used in flavorings and perfumes and as a solvent for plastics
ester - formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
Translations
acetato de etiloetanoato de etilo
etylacetat

ethyl acetate

nacetato di etile
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