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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.
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esterify

(ɛˈstɛrəˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Chemistry) chem to change or cause to change into an ester
esˌterifiˈcation n
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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.
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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
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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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To modify hydroxypropyl urea derivatives with boron it was decided to esterify N,N7-bis(2-hydroxypropyl)urea (BHPU) with boric acid.
In the second stage, excess FAME is used to further esterify the sucrose partial esters to highly esterified sucrose polyesters.
Macrophages accumulate vast amounts of cholesterol but esterify it to avoid harm from excessive cholesterol in cell membranes.