ethylene oxide


ethylene oxide

ethylene oxide Word Origin noun Chemistry.

  1. a colorless, odorless, gaseous, toxic, ring compound, C2H4O, usually obtained by the oxidation of ethylene: used chiefly in the synthesis of ethylene glycol.

Origin of ethylene oxide First recorded in 1895–1900

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