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butyl acetate

noun, Chemistry
a colorless, fragrant, flammable liquid ester, C 6 H 12 O 2 , used as a solvent for varnishes and lacquers. Unabridged
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  • T-butyl acetate is a colorless, flammable liquid that is often used in organic chemistry laboratories as a solvent.
British Dictionary definitions for butyl acetate

butyl acetate

a colourless liquid with a fruity odour, existing in four isomeric forms. Three of the isomers are important solvents for cellulose lacquers. Formula: CH3COOC4H9
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Contemporary definitions for butyl acetate

a liquid compound used in making lacquer, plastic, safety glass, artificial leather, and photographic film's 21st Century Lexicon
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