Acetic ether



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a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C 4 H 8 O 2 , having a fragrant, fruitlike odor: used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfumes, flavorings, and confections, and as a solvent for paints, varnishes, and lacquers.
Historical Examples

Acetate of oxide of ethyl, acetic ether, Pyroligneous ether; ther aceticus, L.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

Strawberry is made of twelve parts of butyric ether and one of acetic ether, alcohol, and water.
The Funny Side of Physic A. D. Crabtre

acetic ether is a colourless liquid of a fragrant smell and pungent taste, of spec.
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure

Its pleasant and refreshing odour is chiefly derived from acetic acid and acetic ether.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

A fluid like water, with a weak, almost imperceptible, odour of acetic ether.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

acetic ether is diaphoretic, stimulant, antispasmodic, and narcotic.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

acetic ether, methyl alcohol, acetone and glacial acetic acid, will also dissolve these nitrates.
The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics Franklin Beech

Like the last-mentioned nitrates it is soluble in a mixture of alcohol and ether, in acetic ether, and in absolute alcohol.
The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics Franklin Beech

noun
a colourless volatile flammable fragrant liquid ester, made from acetic acid and ethanol: used in perfumes and flavourings and as a solvent for plastics, etc. Formula: CH3COOC2H5
ethyl acetate
A colorless, volatile, flammable liquid used as a solvent and in perfumes, lacquers, pharmaceuticals, and rayon. Chemical formula: C4H8O2.

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