Esterification



[e-ster-uh-fahy] /ɛˈstɛr əˌfaɪ/

verb (used with or without object), esterified, esterifying. Chemistry.
1.
to convert into an .
/ɛˈstɛrəˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(chem) to change or cause to change into an ester

esterification es·ter·i·fi·ca·tion (ě-stěr’ə-fĭ-kā’shən)
n.
A chemical reaction resulting in the formation of at least one ester product.
es·ter’i·fied (ě-stěr’ə-fīd’) adj.

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