ethoxyethane


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ethoxyethane

(ɛˌθɒksɪˈiːθeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) the technical name for ether1
[C20: from eth(yl) + oxy-2 + ethane]
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Noun1.ethoxyethane - a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
enflurane, Ethrane - a nonflammable liquid (trade name Ethrane) used as an inhalation general anesthetic
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Peroxide hydrogen ([H.sub.2][O.sub.2]), phosphoryl trichloride (PO[Cl.sub.3]), ethoxyethane ([Et.sub.2]O), glycerine, propanol, butanol, sodium chloride (NaCl), sodium hydroxide (NaOH), hydrogen chloride (HC1), and L-ascorbic acid (Vc) were of analytical grade and purchased from the Xi'an Chemical Reagent Plant, China.
The fluid's main component was ethoxyethane – better known as diethyl ether, the traditional anaesthetic – thus pilots fell unconscious and accidental crashes occurred.
Sodium hydroxide (NaOH), hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), L-ascorbic acid (Vc), phos-phoryl trichloride (POCl3), ethoxyethane (Et20), methanol (MeOH), glycerol (G), propanol (PA), butanol (BA), urea (Ur), ammonium hydrogen carbonate (NH4HCO3), ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3), sodium chloride (NaCl), sodium acrylate (AANa), triethylamine (TEA), and tetrahydrofu-ran (THF) were analytical grade and purchased from Xi'an Chemical Reagent Plant, China.