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Acetic anhydride

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Definition of the noun acetic anhydride

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  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 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 previewA dictionary of applied chemistry (1922)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

Best Acetic Anhydride.— This should be carefully selected. A good sample must not require more than 0-1 ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Manufacturing Encyclopedia (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 previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1879)

by Henry Watts

The acetic anhydride enters into combination with the acetate of potassium, and a considerable degree of heat is required to destroy this compound and cause the anhydride to distil over. The distillate is more or less contaminated with acetic ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2008)

by Dolf De Rovira

dry starch esterified Acetic anhydride Acetyl groups in food Adipic anhydride Monosodium orthophosphate 1—Octenyl succinic anhydride 1—Octenyl succinic anhydride and aluminum sulfate 1—Octenyl succinic anhydride with subsequent ...

Google previewA Consumer's 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, with a 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, ...

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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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