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Related to acetic: citric acid
of, relating to, or containing acetic acid or vinegar: The wine had become acetic.
Not to be confused with:
aesthetic – relating to a sense of the beautiful; artistic: The decorator has a real sense of the aesthetic.; discriminating, cultivated, refined; concerned with pure emotion and sensation as opposed to pure intellectuality: an aesthetic actress
ascetic – one who leads an austere life: an ascetic nun
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Of, relating to, or containing acetic acid or vinegar.
[From Latin acētum, vinegar; see acetum.]
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(Chemistry) of, containing, producing, or derived from acetic acid or vinegar
[C19: from Latin acētum vinegar]
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a•ce•tic(əˈsi tɪk, əˈsɛt ɪk)
pertaining to, derived from, or producing vinegar or acetic acid.
[1800–10; < Latin acēt(um) vinegar + -ic]
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adj → essigsauer
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acetic[əˈsiːtɪk] adj → acetico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a. acético, agrio, relacionado con el vinagre;
___ acid → ácido ___.
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