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  • n. The triglyceride of acetic acid; acetin

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless liquid, CH3COOCH2CH(OCOCH3)CH2OCOCH3, contained in the seed of Euonymus Eorop├Žus and prepared from tribromhydrin. It is the triacetate of glycerol and boils at 258┬░ C.


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  • ~ -- The heating must be done with a reflux condenser, the triacetin being somewhat volatile.

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  • Twenty-five c.c. of a 10 per cent. caustic soda solution, which must be accurately standardised upon normal acid, are then pipetted into the liquid, which is heated to boiling for ten minutes to saponify the triacetin, and the excess of alkali is then titrated back with normal acid.

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  • ~ The acetin method of Benedikt and Canton depends upon the conversion of glycerine into triacetin, and the saponification of the latter, and reduces the estimation of glycerine to an acidmetric method.

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  • After cooling, 50 c.c. of water are added, and the mixture heated until all the triacetin has dissolved.

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  • _ -- This consists in converting the glycerol into its ester with acetic acid, the acetic triglyceride, or triacetin being formed.

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  • They manufacture such substances as polyethylene and polyurethane and polypropylene and polybutylene terephthalate and ethylene dichloride and estrobond triacetin plasticizer, which is what becomes the filters on cigarettes.

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  • Results showed that the triacylglycerols were present as emulsion droplets with an average diameter of 900 nanometres, while triacetin was present as microemulsion droplets with an average diameter of 10 nanometres, said the researchers.

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  • The compound triacetin, also known as glycerol triacetate, is already used by the food industry as a flavour solvent.

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