ester
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɛstɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɛstə/
Noun

ester (plural esters)

  1. (organic compound) A compound most often formed by the condensation of an alcohol and an acid, with elimination of water, which contains the functional group carbon-oxygen double bond joined via carbon to another oxygen atom.
Translations
  • French: ester
  • German: Ester
  • Italian: estere
  • Portuguese: éster
  • Russian: сло́жный эфи́р
  • Spanish: éster

Ester
Proper noun
  1. A female given name



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