isoamyl acetate


noun Chemistry.

a colorless liquid, C7H14O2, used in flavorings, perfumery, and as a solvent.Compare banana oil (def. 1).

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British Dictionary definitions for isoamyl acetate

isoamyl acetate
/ (ˌaɪsəʊˈæmɪl) /

noun

a colourless volatile compound used as a solvent for cellulose lacquers and as a flavouring. Formula: (CH 3) 2 CHCH 2 CH 2 OOCCH 3
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