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Acetyl chloride

Definition of the noun acetyl chloride

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  1. colorless liquid acyl chloride (CH3COCl) that has a pungent odor

Alternative definition of the noun acetyl chloride


  1. [organic compound] The acyl chloride of acetic acid, CH3COCl


Acetyl chloride, CH₃COCl is an acid chloride derived from acetic acid. It belongs to the class of organic compounds called acyl halides. It is a colorless, corrosive, volatile liquid.

  • also known as 乙酰氯

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Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acetyl chloride. ethchlorvynol (1-chloro-3-ethyl-1-penten-4-yl- 3ol ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Physical Sciences (1976)

by John Daintith

Common acetylating agents are acetic anhydride, acetyl chloride, and ketene. acetyl chloride (ethanoyl chloride). A colourless flammable pungent liquid *acid chloride, CH3COCl, used as an acetylating agent (see acetylation). -112°C; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1881)

When santonic acid is heated for six hours with eight or ten times its weight of acetyl chloride in a flask placed in a water-bath and connected with a vertical condenser, and the product is afterwards distilled, there remains in the flask a dense ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Organic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

acetyl chloride See ethanoyl chloride. acetylcholine (ACh) A neurotransmitter found at the majority of synapses, ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Chemistry (1987)

by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James

acetyl chloride. See ETHANOYL CHLORIDE. acetylcholine chloride ((CH3)xNCH.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Acetyl chloride. Sodium butyrate. Aeeto-butyric anhydride. Many anhydrides are obtained by heating the corresponding acids : — (CsH40)"(HO), - OH, - (C3H40)"0 Luetic acid. Luetic anhydride (lactlde). (C8H40,)"(HO), - OH ...

Google previewDictionary Of Chemistary

by Taniya Sachdeva

Acetyl chloride [CH3COCl] An acid chloride, also called ethanoyl chloride, is produced by the reaction of acetic acid with standard inorganic chlorodehydrating agents. This colourless liquid with a pungent smell is used mainly in preparing ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers (2010)

by Jan W. Gooch

Acetyl Chloride n CH3OC1.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acetylating agent Organic Chemistry, a reagent such as acetic anhydride or acetyl chloride that is ...

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

ACETYL CHLORIDE ° Ethanol Chloride. A colorless, fuming liquid with a strong odor, derived by mixing acetic acid and phosphorous trichloride. Used to remove water from compounds, and in dyestuffs and Pharmaceuticals. It is very irritating ...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

acetyl chloride (chemistry) CH3COCl Colourless (USA: colorless), highly refractive liquid organic compound, with a strong odour (USA: odor). Also termed: ethanoyl chloride. acetyl Co-A ( physiology) An ...

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