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etherification

noun ether·i·fi·ca·tion \ i-ˌther-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən , ˌē-thər- \

medical Definition of etherification

:the process of converting a substance (as an alcohol or phenol) into an ether

etherify

play \i-ˈther-ə-ˌfī\ transitive verb -fied; -fying

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