Definition of Etherify

1. Verb. Change into an ether. "Etherify an alcohol"

Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Derivative terms: Ether



Definition of Etherify

1. Verb. (organic chemistry) To convert (an alcohol etc.) into an ether. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Etherify

1. to convert into ether [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Etherify

etherealized
etherealizes
etherealizing
ethereally
etherealness
etherealnesses
ethereous
etherial
etherialise
etheric
etherification
etherifications
etherified
etherifies
etheriform
etherify (current term)
etherifying
etherin
etherion
etherions
etherise
etherised
etherises
etherish
etherising
etherism
etherisms
etherist
etherists
etherization

Literary usage of Etherify

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1. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"... vt esterify; etherify. (See ether.) — vr be esterified, esterify; be etherified. ... vt etherify; esterify; ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"... also etherify it more or less completely, the sulphate being in some cases converted into a basic salt. The alums, namely common alum, ammonia-alum, ..."

3. An Ephemeris of Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Therapeutics and Collateral by Edawrd P. Squibbs (1885)
"The present apparatus is of such a capacity as to etherify about one barrel of clean spirit ... The one charge of acid will generally etherify, without much ..."

4. An Ephemeris of Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Therapeutics and Collateral by Edawrd P. Squibbs (1885)
"The present apparatus is of such a capacity as to etherify about one barrel of clean spirit ... The one charge of acid will generally etherify, without much ..."

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