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Definition of the adjective acetous

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adjective

  1. tasting or smelling like vinegar

Alternative definition of the adjective acetous

adjective

  1. Having a sour taste; sour; acid.
  2. Causing, or connected with, acetification; as, 'acetous' fermentation.

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Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Domestic Economy (1844)

Comprising Such Subjects as are Most Immediately Connected with Housekeeping ... by Thomas Webster, Mrs. William Parkes

The acetous, like the rinous, fermentation, requires a peculiar ferment; and this is supposed not to be very different from the vinous ferment, although its nature is very imperfectly understood : it would seem likewise to be some modification of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1854)

by Henry Watts

ACETOUS FERMENTATION. the solid product and deposits it again in crystals on cooling. When purified by recrys- tallisation, it resembles commercial sulphate of quinine; is insoluble in water; is not .decomposed by potassa in its aqueous or ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical. By J. C. Booth ... assisted by C. Morfit (1853)

ACETOUS FERMENTATION. the solid product and deposits it again in crystals on cooling. When purified by recrystallisation, it resembles commercial sulphate of quinine; is insoluble in water; is not decomposed by potassa in its aqueous or ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Manufactures ... (1856)

Embracing in All Nearly Three Thousand Articles on Arts and Sciences by James Smith (author of the Panorama of science and art.)

During the acetous fermentation, the alcohol imbibes oxy-" gen, to a degree that converts into an acid; and if the liquor which has undergone this process be distilled-, pure vinegar, instead of ardent spirit, comes over. Simple mucilage will pass ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1848)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Human and Comparative, Botany, Chemistry, Forensic Medicine, Materia Medica, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, Toxicology, and the Different Branches of Natural Sciences Connected with Medicine, Together with a Variety of Information on All These Subjects by Robert Hooper

See Acetous acid. ACETO'METER. An instrument for estimating the strength of vinegars. In the acetometer invented by Messrs. J. and P. Taylor, which has been adopted by the Excise, for determining the rate of duty on vinegar, hydrate of lime ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3E1T1O1U1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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