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A colorless flammable liquid acetal, C3H8O2, used as a solvent and in the manufacture of perfumes, adhesives, and protective coatings.

[methyl + -al.]


(Elements & Compounds) a colourless volatile flammable liquid with an odour resembling that of chloroform, used as a solvent and in the manufacture of perfumes and adhesives. Formula: (CH3O)2CH2. Also called: formal
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