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A colorless volatile flammable liquid, C4H8O2, used in perfumes, flavorings, lacquers, pharmaceuticals, and rayon and as a general solvent.
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless volatile flammable fragrant liquid ester, made from acetic acid and ethanol: used in perfumes and flavourings and as a solvent for plastics, etc. Formula: CH3COOC2H5
a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C4H8O2, having a fragrant fruitlike odor: used in perfumes and flavorings and as a solvent for paints, varnishes, and lacquers.