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Ethers a.k.a. Ether: Ethers are a class of organic compounds that contain an ether group — an oxygen atom connected to two alkyl or aryl groups — of general formula R–O–R'. A typical example is the solvent and anesthetic diethyl ether, commonly referred to simply as "ether". Ethers are common in organic chemistry and pervasive in biochemistry, as they are common linkages in carbohydrates and lignin.

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Google previewThe Biofuels Handbook (2010)

by James G. Speight

An interesting point about fuel ethers is that they are greatly able to reduce the amount of ground-level ozone, thereby improving the quality of the air we breathe . Carbon monoxide, which results from incomplete burning of fuel, makes a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

Crown ethers. Organic compounds with molecules containing large rings of carbon and oxygen atoms. The crown ethers are macrocyclic polyethers. The first to be synthesized was the compound 18crown6, which consists of a ring of six ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2014)

by Andrew Hunt

ethers are organic compounds with the general formula R— O — R', where R and R' are alkylor aryl groups. The most familiar ether is ethoxyethane, which has ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

GLYCOL ESTERS •See Glycols and Ester GLYCOL ETHERS • Cellosolve. Carbitol. Dowanol. Ektasolve. EGME. Glycol ether is the name for a large group of chemicals. Most glycol ether compounds are clear, colorless liquids. Some have mild ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Industrial Technology (2012)

Materials, Processes and Equipment by David F. Tver

ethers. Compound of the general formula ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Physical Organic Chemistry, , 6 Volume Set (2017)

by Zerong Wang

Building Block for Novel Material Crown ethers have been used as building blocks for novel materials with interesting topologies [225]. Rotaxane and catenane have been developed as key elements for molecular shuttle or molecular ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1984)

Volume 20 - Ethanol as Fuel: Options: Advantages, and Disadvantages to Exhaust Stacks: Cost by John J. McKetta Jr

excess alcohol tends to promote a higher proportion of ethylene glycol monoethers to higher ethers produced. Product distribution ratios and reaction kinetics have been studied involving a variety of alcohols and employing acidic ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

Ethers. These compounds bear to the alcohols the same relations that the metallic oxides bear to the hydroxides...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)

by Muriel Gargaud

Ethers are a class of organic compound containing an ether group (R–O–R) – an oxygen atom connecting two alkyl or aryl groups. A typical example is diethyl ether, commonly referred to simply as ...

Google previewPolymer Science Dictionary (1996)

by M. Alger

The lower di- alkyl ethers of dimethylolurea are water soluble and are useful ( especially dimethylmethylolurea) as textile finishes. The higher ethers are less water soluble but are more soluble in organic solvents. Thus butylated urea- ...

Google previewChemical Tradename Dictionary (1997)

by Michael Ash, Irene Ash

Eth- oxylated ethers, esters, or oils; emulsi- fier, dispersant, dyeing assistant Emulgateur. [Witco SA] Formulated emulsifier; for mineral and vegetable oils, solvents; Emulgator. [Goldschmidt; Goldschmidt AG] Fatly ...

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