acetify

verb ace·ti·fy \ ə-ˈsē-tə-ˌfī , -ˈse- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of acetify

acetified; acetifying
transitive verb
: to turn into acetic acid or vinegar

acetification

play \-ˌsē-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən, -ˌse-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of acetify

back-formation from acetification, borrowed from New Latin acētificātiōn-, acētificātiō, from Latin acētum "vinegar" + -i- -i- + -ficātiō -fication — more at acetic acid


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acetify

transitive verb ace·ti·fy \ ə-ˈsēt-ə-ˌfī , -ˈset- \

medical Definition of acetify

acetified; acetifying
: to turn into acetic acid or vinegar

acetification

play \-ˌsēt-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən, -ˌset-\ noun

acetifier

play \-ˈsēt-ə-ˌfī(-ə)r, -ˈset-\ noun

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