from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A colorless volatile flammable liquid, CH3COOC2H5, used in perfumes, flavorings, lacquers, pharmaceuticals, and rayon and as a general solvent.
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- n. The ethyl ester of acetic acid; CH3COOCH2CH3
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- n. a fragrant colorless flammable volatile liquid ester made from ethanol and acetic acid; used in flavorings and perfumes and as a solvent for plastics
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