[ ĕ-stĕr′ə-fĭ-kā′shən ]
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A chemical reaction resulting in the formation of at least one ester product.
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Other words from esterificationes•ter′i•fied (ĕ-stĕr′ə-fīd′) adj.
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Example sentences from the Web for esterification
They afford further evidence of the generally low limit of esterification of the cellulose molecule.
It also appears that instability may be due to by-products of the esterification process derived from the cellulose itself.