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Definition of "ester" [es•ter]

  • Any of a class of organic compounds corresponding to the inorganic salts and formed from an organic acid and an alcohol. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ester" in a sentence
  • "Then tell me if amino adenosine triacid ester is a genome."
  • "Bradford: Then tell me if amino adenosine triacid ester is a genome."
  • "Bradord: Then tell me if amino adenosine triacid ester is a genome."