methyl acetate
noun Date: 1885 a flammable fragrant liquid C3H6O2 used as a solvent and paint remover and in organic synthesis

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  • methyl acetate — noun : a volatile flammable fragrant liquid ester CH3COOCH3 made from methanol and acetic acid and used chiefly as a solvent (as for nitrocellulose and cellulose acetate) * * * Chem. a colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, C3H6O2, the methyl… …   Useful english dictionary

  • methyl acetate — metilacetatas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃COOCH₃ atitikmenys: angl. methyl acetate rus. метилацетат ryšiai: sinonimas – metiletanoatas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • methyl acetate — Chem. a colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, C3H6O2, the methyl ester of acetic acid, having a fragrant odor, used chiefly as a solvent. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

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  • methyl acetate — meth′yl ac′etate n. chem. a colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, C3H6O2, the methyl ester of acetic acid used chiefly as a solvent • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • methyl acetate — /mɛθəl ˈæsəteɪt/ (say methuhl asuhtayt) noun a colourless, combustible, volatile ester, CH3COOCH3, having a fragrant odour, used as a solvent; the methyl ester of acetic acid …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Acetate — For other uses, see Acetate (disambiguation). acetate anion …   Wikipedia

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