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methyl acetate

n.
A flammable colorless fragrant liquid ester, C3H6O2, used as a paint remover and general solvent and in the manufacture of perfumes and flavorings.

methyl acetate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless volatile flammable liquid ester with a fragrant odour, used as a solvent, esp in paint removers. Formula: CH3COOCH3

meth′yl ac′etate


n.
a colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, C3H6O2, the methyl ester of acetic acid used chiefly as a solvent.
[1900–05]
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