- pertaining to, derived from, or producing vinegar or acetic acid.
Origin of acetic
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Historical Examples of acetic
This blue is distinguished from smalt by dissolving in acetic acid.Field's Chromatography
What is the legal requirement in this state for acetic acid in vinegar?Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value
When used, moisten the gums with a little of the acetic acid diluted.Practical Taxidermy
Dissolve the gallic acid, sesgurichloride, and add the acetic acid.
Rub with acetic acid (see) behind the ears, but not so as to cause soreness.Papers on Health
- of, containing, producing, or derived from acetic acid or vinegar
Word Origin for acetic
- Relating to or containing acetic acid or vinegar.