[ US /əˈsɛtɪk, əˈsitɪk/ ]
[ UK /ɐsˈiːtɪk/ ]
  1. relating to or containing acetic acid
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How To Use acetic In A Sentence

  • The ether gradually absorbs oxygen from the atmosphere, being converted into acetic acid; this, by its superior affinities, reacts on the iodide present, converting it into acetate, with liberation of hydriodic acid; while this latter, under the influence of the atmospheric oxygen, is very rapidly converted into water and iodine. Notes and Queries, Number 227, March 4, 1854 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.
  • And that desire to foster a copacetic synthesis between carbon-based life forms and artificial devices can be heard in every blip and digitized beat played.
  • Acetic acid is the chief active ingredient in vinegar.
  • When aniline is reacted with excess acetic acid under dehydration conditions a white, crystalline material is formed, acetanilide.
  • For example, the two substances called butyric acid and acetic ether are isomeric bodies. Religion and Chemistry
  • Further exposure to oxygen converts the acetaldehyde to acetic acid, the acidic component of wine vinegar, the wine-maker's bête noire.
  • On the accounting and software loggia not from stark softening thevetia, but from an unary, yet acetic nihau of unappreciated aglow lexicostatistics. Rational Review
  • The chromosomes were stained with acetic orcein and visualized with a light microscope.
  • We had a conversation about the word "copacetic" the other day, and this choon features that word.
  • After mixing and centrifugation, aliquots of the acetic acid phase were injected onto a Chromatographic system for quantitation of catecholamines.
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