Also called diethylacetal. a colorless, volatile, sparingly water-soluble liquid, C 6 H 14 O 2 , having a nutlike aftertaste, obtained from acetaldehyde and ethyl alcohol: used chiefly as a solvent and in the manufacture of perfumes.
any of a class of compounds of aldehydes with alcohols.
1,1-diethoxyethane; a colourless volatile liquid used as a solvent and in perfumes. Formula: CH3CH(OC2H5)2
any organic compound containing the group -CH(OR1)OR2, where R1 and R2 are other organic groups

acetal ac·e·tal (ās’ĭ-tāl’)

A colorless, flammable, volatile liquid used as a solvent.

Any of the compounds formed from aldehydes combined with alcohol.


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