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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ester  \Es"ter\,  n.  [A  word  invented  by  L.  Gmelin  a  German 
  chemist.]  (Chem.) 
  An  ethereal  salt,  or  compound  ether,  consisting  of  an  organic 
  radical  united  with  the  residue  of  any  oxygen  acid,  organic 
  or  inorganic;  thus  the  natural  fats  are  esters  of  glycerin 
  and  the  fatty  acids,  oleic,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ester 
  n  :  formed  by  reaction  between  an  acid  and  an  alcohol  with 
  elimination  of  water 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Ester,  AK  (CDP,  FIPS  23460) 
  Location:  64.86126  N,  148.02454  W 
  Population  (1990):  147  (87  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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