Definition of ethoxyethane in English:

ethoxyethane

noun

Chemistry
  • systematic chemical name for diethyl ether

    ‘The vapour of ethoxyethane is very dense, and can creep along bench surfaces or along the floor.’
    systematic chemical name for diethyl ether
    ‘The ethoxyethane was evaporated off and the residue was extracted three times with ethoxyethane.’

Pronunciation

ethoxyethane

/iːˌθɒksɪˈiːθeɪn/