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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
Of, relating to, or containing acetic acid or vinegar.
[From Latin acētum, vinegar; see acetum.]
(Chemistry) of, containing, producing, or derived from acetic acid or vinegar
[C19: from Latin acētum vinegar]
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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