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Definition of the adjective acetic

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  1. relating to or containing acetic acid

Alternative definition of the adjective acetic


  1. [organic chemistry] Of a pertaining to vinegar; producing vinegar; producing vinegar; as, 'acetic' fermentation.
  2. [organic chemistry] Pertaining to, containing, or derived from, acetyl, as 'acetic' ether, acetic acid. The latter is the acid to which the sour taste of vinegar is due.

Phrases with acetic

  1. acetic acid
  2. Acetic Alcohol
  3. acetic aldehyde
  4. acetic anhydride
  5. Glacial Acetic Acid

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Google previewIllustrated Pocket Dictionary of Chromatography (2004)

by Paul C. Sadek

Acetic acid is a Weak acid that is frequently used as a mobile-phase modifier directly or as a buffer (acetic acid/acetate) in LC, TLC, and CE techniques. Pungent odor. 0 || /C\ H3C 0H Acetic acid acetone Molecular Weight: 58.1; boiling point: ...

Google previewUres̓ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1878)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure, Robert Hunt

Acetic acid „ C,H,0< ( WO1) The process, therefore, consists first in the removal of two atoms of hydrogen from alcohol, which are converted into water — aldehyde being produced ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery (2009)

by Carol Ann Rinzler

acetic acid This clear liquid with a characteristic strong odor occurs naturally in many fruits such as apples and oranges, or in milk, or in wine exposed to oxygen. Concentrated ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

Introduction Historical Background Acetic Acid Production Glossary aerobic process A process that requires the presence of oxygen to proceed. anaerobic process A fermentation that requires the complete absence of oxygen. Abbreviations ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology, Four-Volume Set (2000)

by Martin Alexander, Barry R. Bloom, David A. Hopwood, Roger Hull, Barbara H. Iglewski, Allen I. Laskin, Stephen G. Oliver, Moselio Schaechter, William C. Summers

Acetic Acid Production III. IV. Fermenter Designs Downstream Processing GLOSSARY aerobic process A process that requires the presence of oxygen to proceed. anaerobic process A fermentation that requires the complete absence of ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum: or, Medical Dictionary ... Fourth edition (1839)

by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant

Acetic acid of considerable strength may be prepared by saturating perfectly dry charcoal with common vinegar, and distilling ; the water comes over first, and, as the heat increases, is followed by the acid. Strong acetic acid is also obtained by ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3E1T1I1C3

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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