isopropoxide

noun
iso·​pro·​pox·​ide | \ -₋sə̇d \
plural -s

Definition of isopropoxide

: a binary compound of the radical (CH3)2CHO− isomeric with propoxyl especially : a base formed from isopropyl alcohol by replacement of the hydroxyl hydrogen with a metal aluminum isopropoxide [(CH3)2CHO]3Al

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History and Etymology for isopropoxide

probably from is- + propox- (from propoxyl + -ide

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“Isopropoxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isopropoxide. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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