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pentanoate Line breaks: penta¦no|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛnteɪnəʊət/ /ˈpɛnteɪnəʊeɪt/

Definition of pentanoate in English:


A salt or ester of pentanoic acid.
Example sentences
  • Isobaric vapor-liquid equilibria were measured for the three binary systems of methyl butyrate, methyl pentanoate, and methyl hexanoate with propannenitrile at a constant pressure of 93.32 kPa.

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