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Meaning of ACETIC ACID

Pronunciation:  u'seetik 'asid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
 
 Synonyms: ethanoic acid
 
 See Also: acetum, Acular, carboxylic acid, Cataflam, diclofenac potassium, diclofenac sodium, etodolac, Indocin, indomethacin, ketorolac, ketorolac tromethamine, Lodine, Toradol, Torodal, trichloracetic acid, trichloroacetic acid, vinegar, Voltaren

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The acid most commonly associated with vinegar; it is the most commercially important organic acid and is used to manufacture a wide range of chemical products, such as plastics and insecticides. It is produced naturally by Acetobacter but, except for making vinegar, is usually made through synthetic processes.
 

 

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