a white, water-soluble, crystalline solid, C 2 H 5 NO, the of acetic acid: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
a white or colourless soluble deliquescent crystalline compound, used in the manufacture of organic chemicals. Formula: CH3CONH2
The crystalline amide of acetic acid, used as a solvent and wetting agent and in lacquers and explosives. Chemical formula: CH3CONH2.
- Acetic acid
a colorless, pungent, water-miscible liquid, C 2 H 4 O 2 , the essential constituent of vinegar, produced by oxidation of acetaldehyde, bacterial action on ethyl alcohol, the reaction of methyl alcohol with carbon monoxide, and other processes: used chiefly in the manufacture of acetate fibers and in the production of numerous esters that are […]
- Acetic anhydride
a colorless, pungent liquid, C 4 H 6 O 3 , the anhydride of acetic acid: used chiefly as a reagent and in the production of plastics, film, and fabrics derived from cellulose. Historical Examples It may be synthesized from resorcin and malic anhydride or from β resorcyl aldehyde, acetic anhydride and sodium acetate. Encyclopaedia […]
- Acetic ether
. 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 […]
. Historical Examples It is also common to speak of the degrees of the acetimeter as proof or over-proof. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley Every division of the acetimeter (corresponding to ten fluid grains), so emptied, indicates 01 per […]