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diethyl carbonate[‚dī′eth·əl ′kär·bə‚nāt]
(C2H5)2CO3 Stable, colorless liquid with mild aroma, boiling at 126°C; soluble with most organic solvents; used as a solvent and for chemical synthesis. Also known as ethyl carbonate.
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