acetic anhydride(redirected from Acetic acid anhydride)
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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless pungent liquid used in the manufacture of cellulose and vinyl acetates for synthetic fabrics. Formula: (CH3CO)2O
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a colorless, pungent liquid, C4H6O3, the anhydride of acetic acid: used chiefly as a reagent and in the production of plastics, film, and fabrics derived from cellulose.
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|Noun||1.||acetic anhydride - a compound that is needed in order to refine opium into heroin|
anhydride - a compound formed from one or more other compounds in a reaction resulting in removal of water
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