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acetyl chloride

noun, Chemistry.
a colorless, toxic, and fuming liquid of pungent odor, C 2 H 3 OCl, soluble in ether, acetone, and acetic acid: used in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals. Unabridged
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acetyl chloride

a colourless pungent liquid used as an acetylating agent. Formula: CH3COCl Also called ethanoyl chloride
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