transesterification


trans·es·ter·i·fi·ca·tion

noun
\ˌtran(t)s-e-ˌster-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən, tranz-\

Definition of TRANSESTERIFICATION

: a reversible reaction in which one ester is converted into another (as by interchange of ester groups with an alcohol in the presence of a base)

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