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  • noun acetin any of three types of liquid acetate, formed from glycerol and acetic acid, chiefly used in explosives and solvents 3
  • noun acetin a thick, colorless liquid, C3H5(OH)2OOCCH3, soluble in water: it is used in making explosives and as a solvent 3
  • noun acetin a colorless, thick, hygroscopic liquid, C 5 H 10 O 4 : used chiefly in the manufacture of explosives. 1
  • noun acetin (organic chemistry) the triglyceride of acetic acid. 0
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