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Definition of the noun acetum

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noun - plural: acetums

  1. a dilute solution of acetic acid that is used as a solvent (e.g. for a drug)
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic terms: acetic acid / ethanoic acid = a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
  2. sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonym of acetum: vinegar
    • more generic word: condiment = a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment
    • more specific terms:

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Google previewBIOTECHNOLOGY - Volume VII (2009)

Fundamentals in Biotechnology by Horst W. Doelle, J. Stefan Rokem, Marin Berovic

The first vinegar was probably a result of spoiled wine, considering that the Latin word acetum means sour or sharp wine. Thus, it has been produced as long as wine making has been practiced and therefore dates back to at least 10000 BC.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)

The first vinegar was probably a result of spoiled wine, considering that the Latin word acetum means sour or sharp wine. Thus, it has been produced as long as wine making has been practiced and therefore dates back to at least 10 000 BC.

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

The first vinegar was probably a result of spoiled wine, considering that the Latin word acetum means sour or sharp wine. Thus, it has been produced as long as wine making has been practiced and therefore dates back to at least 10,000 BC .

Google previewBiochemical Engineering, Second Edition (1995)

by Douglas S. Clark, Harvey W. Blanch

The Latin word acetum means sour wine. fumaric, and gallic acids. Because the fermentation results in concentrations 616 Organic Acids.

Google previewPetrochemicals in Nontechnical Language (2010)

by Donald L. Burdick, William L. Leffler

(Acetum is the Latin word meaning “vinegar.”) Acetic acid also is used to make acetates, which are polymerized and processed into adhesives and water-based paints (polyvinyl acetate) and fibers (cellulose acetate, like Arnel). Manufacturing ...

Google previewAdvances in Applied Microbiology (1997)

given that the Latin word acetum means sour or sharp wine. It initially functioned as a medicinal agent and ...

Google previewAcetic Acid and its Derivatives (1992)

by Victor H. Agreda

given that the Latin word acetum means sour or sharp wine. The first known process to manufacture vinegar is known as the "slow process." "French method." or " Orleans ...

Google previewBulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine (1866)

Extractum Colchici Acetum is a novelty, not so much in a therapeutical as in a pharmaceutical point of view. Extractum Colocynthidis Alcoholicum is introduced for making the compound extract. Extractum Ignatioe Alcoholicum is a remedy for ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary (1819)

Including, Under Distinct Heads, Every Branch of Medicine ... with Whatever Relates to Medicine in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and Natural History by Bartholomew Parr

is supposed to be highly antiseptic; but the most useful acetum is the camphorated. A drachm of camphor is dissolved in ten ounces of good vinegar (id.); and a preparation not very dissimilar is recommended in mania by ...

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

Acetum, vinegar, or acetous acid. acetosum firofthylacticum, or thieves vinegar. - - .Acetum alkalizatum, vinegar neutralised by an alkali. ~ .4cetum amineum, white wine vinegar. Acetum anthosatum ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

acetum.) A. liquid. medicine resulting from the distillation of vinegar on one or more aromatic vegetable substances, and which are formed of vinegar and essential oils, or other volatile principles.

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

Acetum BEzo.ARDICUM. Several ...

Google previewThe American Medical Lexicon (1811)

On the Plan of Quincy's Lexicon Physico-medicum, with Many Retrenchments, Additions, and Improvements; Comprising an Explanation of the Etymology and Signification of the Terms Used in Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery, Materia Medica, Chemistry, and the Practice of Physic. Compiled from the Most Approved Authorities by John Quincy

Acetum, Vinegar, is an acid produced by suffering substances that have undergone the change induced by the vinous, or first stage ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Acetum alkaliv-Atum, alkalized vinegarf distilled vinegar, with the addition of some alka-r line or volatile salt. 1. Acetum distillatum, distilled vinegar, chiefly used in preparations for ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1839)

A New Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise Account of the Various Subjects and Terms; with a Vocabulary of Synonymes in Different Languages, and Formulae for Various Officinal and Empirical Preparations, &c. Second Edition, with Numerous Modifications and Additions by Robley Dunglison

Vinaigre, Acetum, see Aceticum acidum— v. Scillitique, Acetum scillae. Vinaigres medicinaur, Acetica.

Google previewThe Student's Medical Dictionary (1896)

Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions-- by George Milbry Gould

[acetum, vinegar]. Any salt of acetic acid. Acetic (ase'-tit) [ acetum, vinegar]. Pertaining to acetum or vinegar ; sour. See Acid, Acetic. A. Fermentation, the development of acetic acid by the activity of the Mycoderma aceti.

Google previewLexicon Physico-medicum (1794)

Or, A New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession ... by John Quincy

See Acetum. Acetated volatile alkali, aqua ammoniae acetatar. See Acetum. Acetates, Acetafes, are salts formed by the combination of the acetic acid, (See Acids) with different bases, as alkalies, ...

Google previewThe Physical Dictionary ... The Sixth Edition: with the Addition of Many Thousand Terms of Art, and Their Explanation ... Also a Catalogue of the Characters Us'd in Physick, Etc (1715)


Acetum, in general may fignifie any acid Liquor, whence fome call the Spirit of Salt, Nitre, Vitriol, CSc. Acetum ; but in Shops, and where 'tis mention'd simply, it only fignifies Vinegar of Wine or Grapes. It is either natural, diftill'd, or compounded ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by Sir George Watt

ACETUM. Acetum. Vinegar, Eng. ; Vinaigre, Ft.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1868)

Containing ... Lexicon by Robley Dunglison

It was called Vineyar of wood, Improred distilled Vinegar, Pyrotiy"neous Acid, Acetum Liguo", um, and its strength was such, that 87 gr. of crystallized subcarbonate of soda should saturate 100 grains of the acid. Ac", alum Aceticum Diln'tum, ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3E1T1U1M3

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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