- acetate rayon,
- acetate-coa ligase,
- acetic acid,
- acetic anhydride,
- acetic ether,
Origin of acetic
Examples from the Web for acetic
This point would be determined from a knowledge of the cost of production per gallon, and the percentage of acetic acid per unit.The Preparation of Plantation Rubber|Sidney Morgan
Acetate of oxide of ethyl, Acetic ether, Pyroligneous ether; ther aceticus, L.
Acetic acid is a colorless liquid and has a strong pungent odor.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
Like the benzoic acid the acetic acid is, no doubt, present in cananga oil in the form of ether.
It may be prepared by the addition of potassium nitrite to an acetic acid solution of cobalt chloride.
Word Origin for acetic
1808, from French acétique "pertaining to vinegar," from Latin acetum "vinegar" (properly vinum acetum "wine turned sour;" see vinegar), originally past participle of acere "be sour," related to acer "sharp" (see acrid).