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Meaning of ACETIC

Pronunciation:  u'seetik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  relating to or containing acetic acid
 

ACETIC is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*ce"tic\ (#; 277), a. [L. acetum vinegar, fr. acere to
be sour.] (Chem.)
(a) Of a pertaining to vinegar; producing vinegar; producing
    vinegar; as, acetic fermentation.
(b) Pertaining to, containing, or derived from, acetyl, as
    acetic ether, acetic acid. The latter is the acid to
    which the sour taste of vinegar is due.

 

 

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