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Acescent
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acetaldehyde definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in the manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs [syn: acetaldehyde, ethanal]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1877 a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde C2H4O used chiefly in organic synthesis

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a colourless volatile liquid aldehyde. Also called ETHANAL. Usage: Chem. formula: CH3CHO Etymology: ACETIC + ALDEHYDE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Acetaldehyde Ac`et*al"de*hyde, n. Acetic aldehyde. See Aldehyde.



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