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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.
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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
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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
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Translations
acetato de etiloetanoato de etilo
etylacetat

ethyl acetate

nacetato di etile
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Acetic ether, methanol, benzene, petroleum ether and ethanol were chromatographic grade for the subsequent experiments.
Acetic ether, as a potential acidifier, was added into the solution of NaAl[O.sub.2] (0.3 mol/L) with 2:1 molar ratio of acetic ether to NaAl[O.sub.2], respectively, to initiate the reaction of alumina preparation at different temperatures and to study the influence of reaction temperature on the particle size of alumina.
The filtrate was extracted by petroleum ether and acetic ether separately.