ethyl acetate

noun

Definition of ethyl acetate 

: a colorless fragrant volatile flammable liquid ester C4H8O2 used especially as a solvent

First Known Use of ethyl acetate

1866, in the meaning defined above

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ethyl acetate

noun

Medical Definition of ethyl acetate 

: a colorless fragrant volatile flammable liquid ester C4H8O2 used especially as a solvent

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