ethyl acetate definition

  • noun:
    • A colorless volatile combustible fluid, CH3COOC2H5, utilized in perfumes, flavorings, lacquers, pharmaceuticals, and rayon so when a general solvent.
    • The ethyl ester of acetic acid; CH3COOCH2CH3
    • a fragrant colorless combustible volatile fluid ester made of ethanol and acetic acid; found in flavorings and perfumes so that as a solvent for plastics

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