urethane


ure·thane

noun \ˈyr-ə-ˌthān\

Definition of URETHANE

1
: a crystalline compound C3H7NO2 that is the ethyl ester of carbamic acid and is used especially as a solvent and in anesthetizing laboratory animals—called also ethyl carbamate
2
: an ester of carbamic acid other than the ethyl ester

Variants of URETHANE

ure·thane or ure·than \-ˌthan\

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