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es·ter

 (ĕs′tər)
n.
Any of a class of compounds derived from an oxyacid, usually resulting from the reaction of an oxyacid and an alcohol with the elimination of water.

[German, short for Essigäther : Essig, vinegar (from Middle High German ezzich, from Old High German ezzīh, from Latin acētum; see ak- in Indo-European roots) + Äther, ether (from Latin aethēr; see ether).]

ester

(ˈɛstə)
n
(Chemistry) chem any of a class of compounds produced by reaction between acids and alcohols with the elimination of water. Esters with low molecular weights, such as ethyl acetate, are usually volatile fragrant liquids; fats are solid esters
[C19: from German, probably a contraction of Essigäther acetic ether, from Essig vinegar (ultimately from Latin acētum) + Äther ether]

es•ter

(ˈɛs tər)

n.
a chemical compound produced by the reaction between an acid and an alcohol with the elimination of a molecule of water, as ethyl acetate, C4H8O2, or methyl methacrylate, C5H8O2.
[1850–55; < German (1848), probably b. Essig vinegar and Ӓther ether]

es·ter

(ĕs′tər)
An organic compound formed when an acid and an alcohol combine and release water. Animal and vegetable fats and oils are esters.

ester

An organic compound formed from an alcohol and an organic acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ester - formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
citrate - a salt or ester of citric acid
lactate - a salt or ester of lactic acid
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
banana oil - a liquid ester derived from amyl alcohol; has the odor of bananas
cellulose ester - any ester of cellulose with an acid
cyclohexanol phthalate - the cyclohexanol ester of phthalic acid
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
glyceryl ester - an ester of glycerol
maleate - a salt or ester of maleic acid; used as a nontricyclic antidepressant drug for psychomotor activation
nucleotide, base - a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
polyester - a complex ester used for making fibers or resins or plastics or as a plasticizer
urethane - an ester of carbamic acid
Translations
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esteri
ester
ester

ester

[ˈestəʳ] N (Chem) → éster m

ester

n (Chem) → Ester m

ester

[ˈɛstəʳ] nestere m

es·ter

n. éster, compuesto formado por la combinación de un ácido órganico con alcohol.
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For this purpose, synthesis of two novel sunscreen filters PABA methyl stearate and PABA methyl ester were done by reacting PABA with olive oil at various conditions.
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Fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) analysis: In order to conduct the chromatographic analysis of the fatty acids found in lipids, they need to be transformed into non-polar, volatile and stable methyl ester derivatives.
She said the price of B7 (a blend of 7.0 per cent palm methyl ester and 93 per cent petroleum diesel) is volatile just like petroleum diesel, adding the industry will realise that prices of biodiesel and fossil diesel would average out eventually.
This prompted the Philippine Coconut Authority to renew its call to the Department of Energy to raise the coconut methyl ester (CME) content in local biodiesel.
Cusi, meanwhile, said a task force will be formed to thoroughly review a proposal from the Department of Agriculture (DA) to increase the biodiesel blend from 2 percent coco methyl ester to 5 percent CME blend in diesel.
[ClickPress, Fri Oct 12 2018] A new market study by TMR Research finds that the global market for methyl ester sulfonate has been undergoing a phase of and is anticipated to remain doing so over the next few years.
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In particular, they are urging the government to immediately implement the Biofuels Act of 2006 (Republic Act 9367) mandating that all diesel fuels sold in the domestic market be blended with five percent Coco Methyl Ester (CME).
Misono and co-workers, for instance, have used Ti[O.sub.2] in different sulfated functionalized structures such as Ti[O.sub.2]/S[O.sub.4][sub.2-]/(N[H.sub.4])2S[O.sub.4] and T[O.sub.2]/S[O.sub.4][sup.2-] resulting in a methyl ester yield of 58.7 and 82.2%, respectively [19].
Fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) content in produced biodiesel was investigated by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) analysis using an Agilent GC system 7890A coupled with a mass spectrometer Agilent 5975C inert XL MSD with electron impact ionization (70 eV).