Ester

A volatile fruity odoured product of the reaction between a carboxylic acid and an alcohol.

Ester

A form in which some types of weed-killers may be prepared, notably 2,4-D and 2,4-5T. Weed-killers prepared as esters are not soluble in water. They are dissolved in oil to which an emulsifier is added so that it may be diluted with water.

Ester

== Nomenclature == === Etymology === The word `ester` was coined in 1848 by German chemist Leopold Gmelin, probably as a contraction of the German Essigäther - acetic ether. === IUPAC nomenclature of Esters === Ester names are derived from the parent alcohol and the parent acid, where the latter may be an organic or an inorganic acid. Esters de.....
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Ester

a classification of organic compounds occurring naturally as oils and fats, produced by replacing the hydrogen of an acid by an alkyl, aryl, radical. A compound of an organic acid bonded via an ester bond to an alcohol.
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ester

(es´tәr) a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid by removal of water.
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Ester

(from the article `Della Valle, Federico`) ...Scotland, she resigns herself to martyrdom. Against similar backgrounds of corrupt and ferocious courts, the biblical heroines of his other two ...
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ester

[n] - formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
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Ester

• (n.) An ethereal salt, or compound ether, consisting of an organic radical united with the residue of any oxygen acid, organic or inorganic; thus the natural fats are esters of glycerin and the fatty acids, oleic, etc.
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ester

<chemistry> A general term for any organic molecule produced by combining an acid with an alcohol. ... A derivative of carboxylic acid (acid with a carboxyl group -COOH) which has the general formula RCOOR, where the R's stand for the same or different aliphatic groups (alkyl groups), aromatic groups (aryl groups), or hydrogen ions. ... (09 O...
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<i>(Rebsorte)</i> The white variety is a faded open Seedling of Concord . It was in the U.S. in 1889 from the "Concord-father" Ephraim Wales Ephraim Bull (1806-1895) selected.
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ester

noun formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
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Ester

Es'ter noun [ A word invented by Latin Gmelin, a German chemist.] (Chemistry) An ethereal salt, or compound ether, consisting of an organic radical united with the residue of any oxygen acid, organic or inorganic; thus the natural fats are esters of glycerin and the fatty acids, oleic, etc. ...
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ester

A chemical substance made when an acid and an alcohol combine and water is removed. Esters are found in essential oils (scented oils that come from plants).
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Ester

A Compound of the general formula R-C-O-R1 where R and R1 may be the same or different, and may be either aliphatic or aromatic.
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Ester

A Compound of the general formula R-C-O-R1 where R and R1 may be the same or different, and may be either aliphatic or aromatic.
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Ester

A volatile fruity odoured product of the reaction between a carboxylic acid and an alcohol.
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Ester

An ester is a compound formed from an acid and an alcohol. In esters of carboxylic acids, the -COOH
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Ester

An ester is chemical flavor compound that is created during the fermentation process. Ester formation is primarily dependent on the yeast strain. In some cases excess esters are considered an off flavor and in other instances it is desired like in the case of a Bavarian hefeweizen where banana and clove tasting esters are expected. Esters are typic...
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ester

An organic compound formed by condensation of an acid (organic or inorganic) and an alcohol. This reaction, called esterification, is acid-catalyzed; its reverse, hydrolysis, is acid or base-catalyzed; an equilibrium is set up in aqueous solution. Esters formed from carboxylic acids have the general...
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Ester

Any of a class of organic compounds made from the chemical reaction between an alcohol and an organic acid.
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ester

any of a class of organic compounds that react with water to produce alcohols and organic or inorganic acids. Esters derived from carboxylic acids ... [10 related articles]
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Ester

Collective name for over a hundred different organic compounds Acids with Alcohol , Is cleaved in the formation of water. The name was the German chemist Leopold Johann Georg Gmelin (1788-1853) created, with the "Manual of Inorganic Chemistry" became famous. The esters of the so-called lower alcohols are often fragrant, flavorful, s
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Ester

Compound formed by the reaction between an alcohol and an acid, with the elimination of water. See also: Acid, Alcohol.
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Ester

Ester is a Scandinavian name for girls. The meaning is `star-like, love` The name Ester is most commonly given to Italian girls. (27 times more often than to American girls.) What do they use in other countries? Aston Essa Aster Stella (English) Esther (English, Jewish, French, NAMES_Bibl) The name sounds like: Easter, Estera Similar names are: Est...
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Ester

Ester is an organic compound formed by the reaction between alcohol and acid with the elimination of water.
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