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Definition of "esters" [esters]

  • Plural form of ester. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "esters" in a sentence
  • "The process naturally leaves behind byproducts, including methyl esters, which is the chemical name for biodiesel, and glycerin, commonly used in soap production."
  • "Many fruits owe their characteristic aroma to chemicals called esters."
  • "But in sparing quantities, the 4- to 12-carbon rumen fatty acids, branched versions of these, and acid-alcohol combinations called esters, provide milk with its fundamental blend of animal and fruity notes."