[es-te-paw-nah; English es-tuh-poh-nuh] /ˌɛs tɛˈpɔ nɑ; English ˌɛs təˈpoʊ nə/
a seaport in S Spain, on the Mediterranean: resort center.
[es-ter] /ˈɛs tər/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound produced by the reaction between an acid and an alcohol with the elimination of a molecule of water, as ethyl acetate, C 4 H 8 O 2 , or dimethyl sulfate, C 2 H 6 SO 4 . /ˈɛstə/ noun 1. (chem) any of a class of […]
[es-tuh-reys, -reyz] /ˈɛs təˌreɪs, -ˌreɪz/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any enzyme that hydrolyzes an into an alcohol and an acid. /ˈɛstəˌreɪs; -ˌreɪz/ noun 1. any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyse esters into alcohols and acids esterase es·ter·ase (ěs’tə-rās’, -rāz’) n. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of an ester.
[ree-uh l-tahym, reel-] /ˈri əlˈtaɪm, ˈril-/ adjective, Computers. 1. of or relating to applications in which the computer must respond as rapidly as required by the user or necessitated by the process being controlled. [ree-uh l, reel] /ˈri əl, ril/ noun 1. Computers. the actual time elapsed in the performance of a computation by a […]
[es-ter-hah-zee; French e-ster-a-zee] /ˈɛs tərˌhɑ zi; French ɛ stɛr aˈzi/ noun 1. Marie Charles Ferdinand Walsin [ma-ree sharl fer-dee-nahn val-san] /maˈri ʃarl fɛr diˈnɑ̃ valˈsɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1847–1923, French army officer who confessed forging evidence that convicted Alfred Dreyfus. [es-ter-hah-zee; Hungarian es-ter-hah-zi] /ˈɛs tərˌhɑ zi; Hungarian ˈɛs tɛrˌhɑ zɪ/ noun 1. Prince Miklós József [mi-klohsh […]