ethoxide

[eth-ok-sahyd]

noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. ethologically,
  2. ethology,
  3. ethonone,
  4. ethos,
  5. ethosuximide,
  6. ethoxy,
  7. ethoxyethane,
  8. ethrog,
  9. ethyl,
  10. ethyl acetate

Origin of ethoxide


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British Dictionary definitions for ethoxide

ethoxide

noun

any of a class of saltlike compounds with the formula MOC 2 H 5, where M is a metal atomAlso called: ethylate

Word Origin for ethoxide

C20: from ethox (yl) (from eth (yl) + ox (ygen) + -yl) + -ide

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