from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chemical reaction resulting in the formation of at least one ester product.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any reaction (typically between an acid and an alcohol) that results in the production of an ester
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In organic chemistry, the preparation of esters (ethereal salts) from alcohols and acids or certain of their derivatives.
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