ep·​ox·​i·​da·​tion (ˌ)e-ˌpäk-sə-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce epoxidation (audio)
: a conversion of a usually unsaturated compound into an epoxide

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of epoxidation was in 1944

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“Epoxidation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epoxidation. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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