hydroxyacetic acid

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Noun1.hydroxyacetic acid - a translucent crystalline compound found in sugar cane and sugar beets and unripe grapes
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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Other options may include acids such as lactic acid or hydroxyacetic acid.
The etching is now achieved by using a combination of hydroxyacetic acid and sulfuric acid.
Items in short supply included electrical, computer, and electronic equipment, bearings and some truck parts, fluorescent lamps and steel springs, power clamps, and hydroxyacetic acid.

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