Definition of ethoxyethane in English:


Syllabification: eth·ox·y·eth·ane
Pronunciation: /əˌTHäksēˈeTHˌān


  • systematic chemical name for diethyl ether (see ether ( sense 1)).
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    • The vapour of ethoxyethane is very dense, and can creep along bench surfaces or along the floor.
    • The ethoxyethane was evaporated off and the residue was extracted three times with ethoxyethane.

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