isoamyl acetate


noun Chemistry.

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

Nearby words

  1. isoabnormal,
  2. isoagglutination,
  3. isoagglutinin,
  4. isoagglutinogen,
  5. isoamyl,
  6. isoamyl benzoate,
  7. isoamyl benzyl ether,
  8. isoamyl group,
  9. isoamyl salicylate,
  10. isoamylase

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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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