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Acetal

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Noun

1. acetal

any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules

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Acetal

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noun
1. 
1,1-diethoxyethane; a colourless volatile liquid used as a solvent and in perfumes. Formula: CH3CH(OC2H5)2
2. 
any organic compound containing the group -CH(OR1)OR2, where R1 and R2 are other organic groups

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Acetal

see synonyms of acetal
noun
any of a class of organic compounds; esp., CH3CH(OC2H5)2, a colorless, slightly soluble, volatile liquid formed by the partial oxidation of ethyl alcohol: used as a solvent, in organic synthesis, and sometimes as a hypnotic

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Acetal

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n.
1. A colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, C6H14O2, used in perfumes and as a solvent.
2. Any of the class of compounds formed by combination of an aldehyde with two equivalent weights of alcohol.

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