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urethane n : an ester of carbamic acid

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  1. organic compound uncountable A white crystalline organic compound, ethyl-carbamate, NH2COOC2H5, used in the synthesis of other organic compounds.
  2. organic chemistry countable Any compound of having this general structure.

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Urethane can refer to
urethane in French: Uréthane
urethane in Portuguese: Uretano
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