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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 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 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 ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum (1828)

Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary, Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy ... by Thomas Castle

Acetic Acid, or Acidum Aceticum Fortins. L.# It is here necessary to observe, that the name Acidum Accticum was lately used by the London College for the Diluted Acetic Acid of the present Pharmacopoeia; it must therefore follow, that the ...

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 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 previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives, 7th Edition (2009)

Descriptions in Plain English of More Than 12,000 Ingredients Both Harmful and Desirable Found in Foods by Ruth Winter

ACETIC ACID, CITRONELLYL ESTER 55 Acetaldehyde is thought to be a factor in the toxic effect caused by drinking alcohol after taking the anlialcohol drug Antabuse. Inhalation is usually limited by intense irritation of lungs. Ingestion of large ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

Acetic acid, or radical vinegar, has so strong and penetrating a smell, that it is impossible to support it for any length of time ; its causticity ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2008)

by Dolf De Rovira

Acceptance Number — Acetic Acid 45 also be directly proportional to a rating on a Hedonic scale. See Hedonic (Rating) Scale, Attribute, Sensory Evaluation. Acceptance Number — Otherwise designated as the C factor, relating to the number ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

\rw Acetic ac id. seem to possess acid properties; but corrosive sublimate - this. D . Acids composed of Oxygen,

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