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ethoxide

[eth-ok-sahyd] /ɛθˈɒk saɪd/
noun, Chemistry
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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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ethoxide

/iːθˈɒksaɪd/
noun
1.
any of a class of saltlike compounds with the formula MOC2H5, where M is a metal atom Also called ethylate
Word Origin
C20: from ethox(yl) (from eth(yl) + ox(ygen) + -yl) + -ide
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