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  1. acetic acidnoun

    E260, IUPAC, preservative, ethanoic acid

  2. acetic acidnoun

    A clear colourless organic acid, CHCOOH, formed by the oxidation of ethanol; it is used as a solvent and has very many industrial applications; it is the major acidic component of vinegar.

    IUPAC, E260, ethanoic acid, preservative

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acetic acid, ethanoic acidnoun

    a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals

    ethanoic acid

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  1. acetic acid

    C2H4O2, ethanoic acid

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