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(Elements & Compounds) the modern name for acetaldehyde
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|Noun||1.||ethanal - a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in the manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs|
aldehyde - any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids
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