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ethyl carbamate

[ kahr-buh-meyt, kahr-bam-eyt ]
/ ˈkɑr bəˌmeɪt, kɑrˈbæm eɪt /
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British Dictionary definitions for ethyl carbamate

ethyl carbamate

noun

a colourless odourless crystalline ester that is used in the manufacture of pesticides, fungicides, and pharmaceuticals. Formula: CO(NH 2)OC 2 H 5Also called: urethane
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Scientific definitions for ethyl carbamate

ethyl carbamate
[ kärbə-māt′ ]

See urethane.
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