ethyl acetate
noun Date: 1874 a colorless fragrant volatile flammable liquid ester C4H8O2 used especially as a solvent

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  • ethyl acetate — n. a colorless, fruity smelling liquid ester, CH3COOC2H5, formed from acetic acid and ethyl alcohol and used as a solvent, in flavoring, in manufacturing synthetic resins, etc …   English World dictionary

  • ethyl acetate — n a colorless fragrant volatile flammable liquid ester C4H8O2 used esp. as a solvent * * * [NF] a flavoring agent and solvent used in pharmaceutical preparations …   Medical dictionary

  • Ethyl acetate — Chembox new Name = Ethyl acetate ImageFile = Ethyl acetate 2D skeletal.png ImageName = Ethyl acetate ImageFile1 = Ethyl acetate 3D balls.png ImageName1 = Ethyl acetate IUPACName = Ethyl ethanoate OtherNames = ethyl ester, acetic ester, ester of… …   Wikipedia

  • ethyl acetate — etilacetatas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃COOC₂H₅ atitikmenys: angl. ethyl acetate rus. этилацетат ryšiai: sinonimas – etiletanoatas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ethyl acetate — noun The ethyl ester of acetic acid; CHCOOCHCH Syn: ethyl ester, acetic ester, EtOAc, EA …   Wiktionary

  • ethyl acetate — Chem. a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C4H8O2, having a fragrant, fruitlike odor: used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfumes, flavorings, and confections, and as a solvent for paints, varnishes, and lacquers. Also called… …   Universalium

  • ethyl acetate — noun Chemistry a colourless volatile liquid with a fruity smell, used as a plastics solvent and in flavourings and perfumes …   English new terms dictionary

  • ethyl acetate — eth′yl ac′etate n. chem. 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 • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • ethyl acetate — /ɛθəl ˈæsəteɪt/ (say ethuhl asuhtayt) noun a volatile ester with a fruity smell, CH3COOC2H5; used as a solvent for paints and varnishes, as a flavouring and in perfume …   Australian English dictionary

  • ethyl acetate — noun a fragrant colorless flammable volatile liquid ester made from ethanol and acetic acid; used in flavorings and perfumes and as a solvent for plastics (Freq. 3) • Hypernyms: ↑ester …   Useful english dictionary

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