from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To introduce the ethyl group into (a compound).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To react with an ethyl compound so as to introduce one or more ethyl groups into a compound
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A compound derived from ethyl alcohol by the replacement of the hydroxyl hydrogen, after the manner of a hydrate; an ethyl alcoholate.
- transitive v. To treat in such a way as to cause the introduction of one or more ethyl groups, C2H5-.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as alcoholate.
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Dr Lungé found the following process more satisfactory in the case of the more highly nitrated products: -- The reagent is an alcoholic solution of sodium-ethylate prepared by dissolving
For the saponification we employ a solution of sodium ethylate in the cold.
Normal results as regards acid numbers, on the other hand, are obtained by saponification with sodium ethylate in the cold, the product being digested with the half-saturated solution for 12 hours in a closed flask.
It may be prepared by the hydrolysis of ethyl acetoacetate, or by passing carbon monoxide over a mixture of sodium acetate and sodium ethylate at 205° C. (A. Geuther,