etherification

noun

ether·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion i-ˌther-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce etherification (audio) ˌē-thər- How to pronounce etherification (audio)
: the process of converting a substance (as an alcohol or phenol) into an ether
etherify transitive verb
etherified; etherifying

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“Etherification.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/etherification. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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