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Definition of the noun acetin

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noun - plural: acetins

  1. any of three liquid acetates that are formed when acetic acid and glycerin are heated together

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  1. [organic compound] the triglyceride of acetic acid

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Google previewJournal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists (1894)

Acetin is a thick liquid and smells more or less strongly of acetic acid. Its colour may vary from a light yellow to a dark brown according to the quality of glycerine employed in its manufacture. Its density varies from S2-HH°Tw. The greater the ...

Google previewWool Dyeing (1896)

by Walter Myers Gardner, A. B. Knaggs

Acetin is a colorless liquid, obtained by boiling glycerol (glycerin) with glacial acetic acid, and is essentially a mixture of the three (mono, di and tri) acetic ethers of glycerol. It is employed as a solvent for indulines and other similar dyes which ...

Google previewWater-Based Chemicals and Technology for Drilling, Completion, and Workover Fluids (2015)

by Johannes Fink

Acetin is a synonym for glycerol monoacetate, as well as Diacetin is a synonym for glycerol diacetate. Some precursors are shown in Figure 65. After the crosslinkable polymer, the crosslinking agent, and the ingredi- ents are mixed with the ...

Google previewA Guide to Practical Toxicology (2003)

Evaluation, Prediction, and Risk by David Woolley, Adam Woolley

Phen- acetin is a weak mutagen with a possible mechanism of carcinogenicity in humans associated with non-genotoxic effects, leading to cell proliferation, to which weak mutagenicity may contribute. • Hormonal carcinogens gave mixed ...

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1915)

acetin (as'et-in). A glyceryl acetate, C3Hi(C,H,0,)j; also, any member of the series to which it belongs. acetol (as'et-ol). 1. An alcohol, hydroxyacetone or CH1.CO.CH1OH, isomeric with lactic ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (1872)

by Henry Watts

Acetin. Diacetin. When the acetate thus obtained by distillation is heated with pulverised potassium hydrate, it yields diamylene oxide, C10H20O (isomeric with capric aldehyde), in the form of a light liquid boiling at 170°-180°, and having a ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

acetin (as'et-in). A glycerin in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by acetyl. acetoace'tic acid. Diacetic* acid. acetom'eter. Acetimeter.

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1900 (1900)

[1st ed.]

See Phen- acetin. Acetophenone (as-et-o-fe'n6n). Hypnone ...

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