esterify

verb es·ter·i·fy \ e-ˈster-ə-ˌfī \

Definition of esterify

esterified; esterifying
: to convert into an ester

esterification

play \e-ˌster-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of esterify

1898

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esterify

transitive verb es·ter·i·fy \ e-ˈster-ə-ˌfī \

medical Definition of esterify

esterified; esterifying
: to convert into an ester

esterifiable

play \e-ˌster-ə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\ adjective

esterification

play \-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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