HyperDic: esterify

English > 1 sense of the word esterify:
VERBchangeesterifychange (a compound) into an ester
English > esterify: 1 sense > verb 1, change
Meaningchange (a compound) into an ester.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Nounsesterformed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water

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