methyl acetate

noun

Definition of methyl acetate

: a flammable fragrant liquid C3H6O2 used as a solvent and paint remover and in organic synthesis

Examples of methyl acetate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Anchorage Daily News, 28 July 2021

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First Known Use of methyl acetate

1885, in the meaning defined above

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13 Oct 2021

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“Methyl acetate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/methyl%20acetate. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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