a colorless, volatile, nontoxic liquid having the odor of pineapple, C 6 H 12 O 2 , used chiefly in flavoring extracts, and in the manufacture of perfumes and sprays.
[kap-roh-eyt] /ˈkæp roʊˌeɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless to yellow liquid, soluble in alcohol or ether, C 8 H 16 O 2 , used chiefly in artificial fruit essences and organic synthesis.
[kahr-buh-meyt, kahr-bam-eyt] /ˈkɑr bəˌmeɪt, kɑrˈbæm eɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. (def 2). noun 1. a colourless odourless crystalline ester that is used in the manufacture of pesticides, fungicides, and pharmaceuticals. Formula: CO(NH2)OC2H5 Also called urethane ethyl carbamate (kär’bə-māt’) See urethane.
noun, Chemistry. 1. an ethyl ether of cellulose, in the form of white granules obtained from the treatment of wood pulp with alkali: used in plastics and lacquers.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a flammable gas, C 2 H 5 Cl, used as a refrigerant, solvent, and anesthetic. ethyl chloride n. A chemical compound that is a gas at room temperature and a colorless, volatile, flammable or explosive liquid under high pressure. It is used as a local anesthetic, a potent inhalation anesthetic, a refrigerant, […]