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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 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 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 previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Chemistry (2007)

by John O. E. Clark, William Hemsley

acetyl group The group CH3CO - (as in acetyl chloride). Alternative name: ethanoyl. acetyl chloride CH3COCI Colorless highly refractive liquid organic compound, with a strong odor. Alternative name: ...

Google previewA Consumerýs 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 astrong odor, derived by mixing acetic acid and phosphorous trichloride.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

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

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

acetyl chloride. (ethanoyl chloride). CAS: 75-36-5. CH3COCl. Properties: Colorless, highly refractive, fuming liquid; ...

Google previewThe Sterling Dictionary Of Chemistry (1999)

by Anand Dhingra

ETHANOYL CHLORIDE : CH3COCl; Acetyl chloride; A colourless liquid with a pungent smell. It is prepared by the action of phosphorous (III) chloride or phosphorous (V) chloride or sulphur dichloride oxide on ethanoic acid. It is an acetylating ...

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

by Henry Watts

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 previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)

by John Daintith

acetyl chloride See ETHANOYLCHLORIDE. acetylcholine A substance that is releasedat some (cholinergic) nerve endings. Its function is to passona ...

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