Definition of ethoxyethane in English:

ethoxyethane

noun

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

Pronunciation

ethoxyethane

/iːˌθɒksɪˈiːθeɪn/