ethoxide

[eth-ok-sahyd]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
eth(yl) + oxide

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ethoxide (iːθˈɒksaɪd)
 
n
Also called: ethylate any of a class of saltlike compounds with the formula MOC2H5, where M is a metal atom
 
[C20: from ethox(yl) (from eth(yl) + ox(ygen) + -yl) + -ide]

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These products are the result of dehydration reactions involving ethoxide.
The sodium ethoxide data fall on two intersecting straight lines.
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