[ yoor-uh-theyn ]
/ ˈyʊər əˌθeɪn /
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Also u·re·than [yoor-uh-than]. /ˈyʊər əˌθæn/.
Words nearby urethane
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Example sentences from the Web for urethane
Twenty coats of urethane took forty days—a day to coat and a day to dry.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for urethane
/ (ˈjʊərɪˌθeɪn) /
Word Origin for urethane
C19: from uro- 1 + ethyl + -ane
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Scientific definitions for urethane
[ yur′ĭ-thān′ ]
A colorless or white crystalline compound used in organic synthesis. Formerly it was also used to relieve symptoms associated with leukemia. Also called ethyl carbamate. Chemical formula: C3H7NO2.
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