acetalize

transitive verb
ac·e·tal·ize | \ ˈa-sə-ˌta-ˌlīz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of acetalize 

: to convert (as an aldehyde) into an acetal

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First Known Use of acetalize

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetalize

acetal + -ize

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