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  • adj. of or relating to acetone (once obtained by heating acetates)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, and designating, a substance (acetone) obtained by the distillation of the acetates. It is now called also pyroacetic ether, and formerly was called pyroacetic spirit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or obtained from acetic acid when subjected to the action of heat.


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