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- n. The reaction of a substance with acetic acid or one of its derivatives; the introduction of one or more acetyl groups into a substance
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The treatment of organic substances with acetic anhydrid in order to determine the presence and amount of alcoholic hydroxyl. Same as acetylization.
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- n. the process of introducing an acetyl group into a compound
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