acetin


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acetin

(ˈæsɪtɪn)
n
any of three types of liquid acetate, formed from glycerol and acetic acid, chiefly used in explosives and solvents
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Noun1.acetin - any of three liquid acetates that are formed when acetic acid and glycerin are heated together
acetate, ethanoate - a salt or ester of acetic acid
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Among these are acetin, cimicifugoside and the often-standardized 27-deoxyacteine.