Definition of ethoxyethane in English:

ethoxyethane

noun

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

Pronunciation:

ethoxyethane

/əˌTHäksēˈeTHān/