Williamson synthesis


Definition of Williamson synthesis

  1. :  a method of synthesizing ethers by reaction of a sodium alkoxide with a halogen derivative of a hydrocarbon (as an alkyl halide) ethyl cellulose is made by the Williamson synthesis

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Origin and Etymology of williamson synthesis

after Alexander W. Williamson †1904

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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