ALL meanings of acetyl chloride

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  • noun acetyl chloride a colourless pungent liquid used as an acetylating agent. Formula: CH3COCl 3
  • noun acetyl chloride a colorless, toxic, and fuming liquid of pungent odor, C 2 H 3 OCl, soluble in ether, acetone, and acetic acid: used in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals. 1
  • noun acetyl chloride (organic chemistry) The acyl chloride of acetic acid, CH3COCl. 0
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