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Definition of Acetic acid

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ethanoic acid, pungent liquid acid, primary constituent of vinegar
Acetic acid Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of petroleum Industry
an organic acid compound sometimes used to acidize oil wells. It is not as corrosive as other acids used in well treatments. Its chemical formula is C2H401, or CH&COOH.
Acetic acid Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
General Chemistry Glossary
acetic acid  Say it  Common Compound Library 
(CH3COOH, HC2H3O2). A simple organic acid that gives vinegar its characteristic odor and flavor. Glacial acetic acid is pure acetic acid.
Acetic acid Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Integrated Circuit Terminology
chemical formula CH3COOH, a carboxylic acid, acetic acid is a relatively weak  acid mainly used as a  pH buffer. Acetic acid is commonly sold as a 100% solution and has a density of 1.05Kg/L.
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Acetic acid Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Acetic acid , systematically named ethanoic acid , is an organic compound with the chemical formula CH3COOH (also written as CH3CO2H or C2H4O2). It is a colourless liquid that when undiluted is also called glacial acetic acid. Vinegar is roughly 3–9% acetic acid by volume, making acetic acid the main component of vinegar apart from water. Acetic acid has a distinctive sour taste and pungent smell. Besides its production as household vinegar, it is mainly produced as a precursor to polyvinylacetate and cellulose acetate. Although it is classified as a weak acid, concentrated acetic acid is corrosive and can attack the skin.

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Acetic acid Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary Of Cooking And Food Terms
A natural organic acid which is also known as vinegar. It is used in sugar and confectionery recipes, in pavlovas (as a stabilizer for the eggs), and in royal icing (to help the icing set).
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Acetic acid Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
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noun
acid which turns wine into vinegar
















































Acetic acid Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Noun
1. a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
(synonym) ethanoic acid
(hypernym) carboxylic acid
(hyponym) acetum
(substance-holonym) diclofenac sodium, Voltaren