diacetyl

[dahy-uh-seet-l, -set-l, dahy-as-i-tl]
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noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. diabolo,
  2. diacaustic,
  3. diacetate,
  4. diacetic acid,
  5. diacetone alcohol,
  6. diacetylmorphine,
  7. diachronic,
  8. diachronic linguistics,
  9. diachronism,
  10. diachrony

Origin of diacetyl

First recorded in 1870–75; di-1 + acetyl

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