glacial acetic acid


noun

acetic acid of at least 99.5 percent concentration, solidifying at 16.7°C.

Nearby words

  1. glabrescent,
  2. glabrous,
  3. glace,
  4. glace bay,
  5. glacial,
  6. glacial drift,
  7. glacial epoch,
  8. glacial meal,
  9. glacial milk,
  10. glacial period

Origin of glacial acetic acid

First recorded in 1835–45

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British Dictionary definitions for glacial acetic acid

glacial acetic acid

noun

pure acetic acid (more than 99.8 per cent)
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