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acetic acid

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acetic acid

noun

Definition of ACETIC ACID

:  a colorless pungent liquid acid C2H4O2 that is the chief acid of vinegar and that is used especially in synthesis (as of plastics) and occasionally in medicine as an astringent and styptic
February 27, 2015
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