American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of a class of organic compounds corresponding to the inorganic salts and formed from an organic acid and an alcohol.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. organic chemistry A compound most often formed by the condensation of an alcohol and an acid, with elimination of water. It contains the functional group carbon-oxygen double bond joined via carbon to another oxygen atom.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) An ethereal salt, or compound ether, consisting of an organic radical united with the residue of any oxygen acid, organic or inorganic; thus the natural fats are
estersof glycerin and the fatty acids, oleic, etc.
- n. formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
- From German Essig-Äther "acetic acid ethyl ester". (Wiktionary)
- German, short for Essigäther : Essig, vinegar (from Middle High German ezzich, from Old High German ezzīh, from Latin acētum; see ak- in Indo-European roots) + Äther, ether (from Latin aethēr; see ether). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Then tell me if amino adenosine triacid ester is a genome.”
“Bradford: Then tell me if amino adenosine triacid ester is a genome.”
“Bradord: Then tell me if amino adenosine triacid ester is a genome.”
“The reason why the Cori ester is found only in washed muscle is that with the washing water an enzyme is removed, i.e. a protein substance with a special catalytic effect, which moves phosphoric acid from one end of the sugar molecule, the 1-position to the opposite, the previously known 6-position.”
“Mr. Oehler said that the cost of CleanStim will fall once it catches on and Halliburton can buy larger volumes of ingredients, such as maltodextrin, a sweetener and shower-gel component, and organic ester, which is found in liquid egg products and hairspray.”
“The drug can only be released when it detaches from the PLA polymer chain, which occurs gradually by a reaction called ester hydrolysis.”
“Dalcetrapib belongs to a class of drug known as CETP inhibitors, which are designed to change cholesterol ester transfer protein activity to raise HDL cholesterol.”
“I spoke to Gavin Sacks at Cornell about this and, while I would never attempt to speak for Gavin, he said that there is not a minerality ester in wine chemistry -- nothing to indicate we know what we're talking about when we refer to a wine's "minerality.”
“But if there is no corresponding ester in wine to confirm our experience, where does it come from?”
“IR3535, the imposingly named biopesticide registered in the United States in 1999, is shorthand for an ethyl ester, a complicated organic compound.”
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