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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acetal  \Ac"e*tal\,  n.  [Acetic  +  alcohol.]  (Chem.) 
  A  limpid,  colorless,  inflammable  liquid  from  the  slow 
  oxidation  of  alcohol  under  the  influence  of  platinum  black. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acetal 
  n  :  any  organic  compound  formed  by  adding  alcohol  molecules  to 
  aldehyde  molecules 




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