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Acetic anhydride

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Definition of the noun acetic anhydride

What does acetic anhydride mean as a name of something?


  1. a compound that is needed in order to refine opium into heroin
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: anhydride = a compound formed from one or more other compounds in a reaction resulting in removal of water

Alternative definition of the noun acetic anhydride


  1. A chemical compound with the formula (CH3CO)2O, consisting of two acetyl groups bound to an oxygen.

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Google previewPharmaceutical Manufacturing Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (2013)

by William Andrew Publishing

Germany 1982 Difosfen Rubio Spain - Diphosphonat Procter and Gamble US - Raw Materials Phosporous acid Acetic anhydride Sodium hydroxide Manufacturing Process ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

starch esterified Acetic anhydride Acetyl groups in food starch‐modified not to exceed 2.5 percent Adipic anhydride not to exceed 0.12 percent, and acetic anhydride Monosodium orthophosphate Residual phosphate in food starch‐ modified ...

Google previewA Consumerýs Dictionary of Household, Yard and Office Chemicals (2007)

Complete Information About Harmful and Desirable Chemicals Found in Everyday Home Products, Yard Poisons, and Office Polluters by Ruth Winter

ACETIC ANHYDRIDE • Acetyl Oxide. Acetic Oxide. Colorless, witha strong odor, it mixes with water and alcohol. It is derived from acetaldehyde (see) and is used to make cellulose acetate fibers and plastics, and in the production of dyes, ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Acetanhydride Acetic anhydride. Acetarex Drug containing more than one active substance whereof one under international control: Phenobarbital. Acetate A salt or an ester of acetic acid. Breakdown product of acetaldehyde which can be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tariffs and Trade in U.S. History: The texts of the tariffs (2003)

by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Elaine C. Prange Turney

Acids and acid anhydrides: Acetic acid containing by weight not more than 65 per centum of acetic acid, 1% cents per pound; containing by weight more than 65 per centum, 2 cents per pound; acetic anhydride, 3V2 cents per pound; boric acid ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and their Effects (DOSE) (2007)

T-Z and Index by S D Gangolli

- T1 acetic acid, trichlorosodium salt S97 acetic acid vinyl ester V26 acetic aldehyde A7 acetic anhydride A13 acetic bromide A24 acetic ...

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Acetic anhydride Meaning

Video shows what acetic anhydride means. The acid anhydride of acetic acid, (CH3CO)2O.. Acetic anhydride Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

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