acetyl chloride


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acetyl chloride

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless pungent liquid used as an acetylating agent. Formula: CH3COCl. Also called: ethanoyl chloride
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Noun1.acetyl chloride - colorless liquid acyl chloride (CH3COCl) that has a pungent odoracetyl chloride - colorless liquid acyl chloride (CH3COCl) that has a pungent odor
acid halide, acyl halide - organic compounds containing the group -COX where X is a halogen atom
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