Associations to the word «Ester»

Wiktionary

ESTER, noun. (organic chemistry) A compound most often formed by the condensation of an alcohol and an acid, with elimination of water, which contains the functional group carbon-oxygen double bond joined via carbon to another oxygen atom.

Dictionary definition

ESTER, noun. Formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water.

Wise words

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