epoxidation

noun
ep·​ox·​i·​da·​tion | \ (ˌ)e-ˌpäk-sə-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce epoxidation (audio) \

Definition of epoxidation

: a conversion of a usually unsaturated compound into an epoxide

First Known Use of epoxidation

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Epoxidation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epoxidation. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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