noun iso·pro·pox·ide

Definition of isopropoxide



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of isopropoxide

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

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