etherification definition

  • noun:
    • The process of making an ether, particularly the removal of alcohols from petroleum items by responding with sulfuric acid
    • The work or procedure for making ether; particularly, the procedure by which a sizable quantity of liquor is transformed into ether by the company of a small amount of sulphuric, or ethyl sulphuric, acid.
    • the synthesis of the compound ether.

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