acetylic

[ as-i-til-ik ]
/ ˌæs ɪˈtɪl ɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of the acetyl group.

Nearby words

  1. acetylcholinesterase,
  2. acetylcysteine,
  3. acetylene,
  4. acetylene series,
  5. acetylformic acid,
  6. acetylide,
  7. acetylize,
  8. acetylmethylcarbinol,
  9. acetylsalicylate,
  10. acetylsalicylic acid

Origin of acetylic

First recorded in 1880–85; acetyl + -ic

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