Meaning of ethoxylation in English:

ethoxylation

Pronunciation /ɛˌθɒksɪˈleɪʃn/ /ɪˌθɒksɪˈleɪʃn/

noun

Chemistry
  • The synthesis of a compound containing one or more ethoxyl groups, especially as an industrial process; an instance of this.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in British Patents. From ethoxyl + -ation.