Definition of Alkoxy

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) any univalent radical R-O-, or anion R-O-, where R is an alkyl group ¹



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Definition of Alkoxy

1. containing a univalent radical composed of alkyl united with oxygen [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alkoxy

alkenylated
alkenylation
alkenylations
alkenyls
alkermes
alkide
alkie
alkies
alkin
alkine
alkines
alko
alkos
alkoxide
alkoxides
alkoxy (current term)
alkoxyalcohol
alkoxyalcohols
alkoxyaluminum
alkoxyaluminums
alkoxyamine
alkoxyamines
alkoxylate
alkoxylates
alkoxylation
alkoxysilane
alkoxysilanes
alky
alkyd
alkyd resin

Literary usage of Alkoxy

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Received April 12, 1968 Abstract: The presence of alkoxy radicals, RO-, in solution has been inferred from reaction products but never directly confirmed by ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"In these experiments the alkoxy reaction alone took place. The only effect due to increase in pressure was an increase iu the yield of the alkoxy product. ..."

3. Organic Compounds of Mercury by Frank Clifford Whitmore (1921)
"When these anhy- Hg —0 drides are dissolved in bases and treated with hydrogen sulfide the C — Hg bond is broken and the corresponding p-alkoxy ..."

4. Technology Quarterly and Proceedings of the Society of Arts by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Society of Arts (1897)
"... pressure the alkoxy reaction takes place almost entirely. With the nitrate, lowering of temperature and pressure favors the hydrogen reaction, whereas, ..."

5. The Year-book for Colorists and Dyers: Presenting a Review of the Year's by Herman A. Metz (1911)
"... the amino group, the alkoxy group with a para-substituted l-naphthol, especially 4-ethoxy-l-naphthol, 4- bromo-1 -naphthol, 4-chloro-1 -naphthol. ..."

6. Hypochondriac's Guide to Tamiflu (Oseltamvir) for Bird Flu: Public by W Frederick Zimmerman (2006)
"C12 alkenyl or c2—c12 alkynyl]; alkoxy ethyl 1C1-C6 alkyl including —CH2—CH2—O-- CH3 (methoxy ethyl)]; alkyl substituted by any of the groups set forth ..."

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