Ester

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English

Noun

Ester (plural Esters)
  1. (organic chemistry) A compound most often formed by the condensation of an alcohol and an acid, with elimination of water. It contains the functional group carbon-oxygen double bond joined via carbon to another oxygen atom.

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Thesaurus

animal oil, cerate, drying oil, essential oil, fat, fatty oil, fixed oil, glycerin, glycerin jelly, glycerogel, glycerogelatin, glycerol, glycerole, grease, hydrogenated fat, lipid, margarin, mineral oil, oil, olein, oleum, palmitin, polyunsaturated fat, sebum, stearin, tallow, triolein, tripalmitin, tristearin, unsaturated fat, vegetable oil, volatile oil

Etymology

From German Essig-Äther "acetic acid ethyl ester".

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Estonian

Noun

Ester

  1. (organic chemistry) ester

French

Etymology 1

Old French ester, Late Latin *estō, from Classical Latin stō

Verb

Ester

  1. (law) to appear
Conjugation

This verb does not conjugate. It appears only in the infinitive.

Etymology 2

From German Essig-Äther "acetic acid ethyl ester".

Noun

Ester m. (plural Esters)

  1. (organic chemistry) ester

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Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

Ester m. (definite singular Esteren; indefinite plural Estere; definite plural Esterne)

  1. Estonian

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Old French

Etymology

Late Latin estō, from Latin stō (infinitive: stare). Compare with estre.

Verb

Ester

  1. to be

Descendants


Polish

Noun

Ester m.

  1. ester (organic compound)

Declension


Swedish

Noun

Ester c.

  1. an ester
  2. indefinite plural of est

Declension

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