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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acetic  \A*ce"tic\  (#;  277),  a.  [L.  acetum  vinegar,  fr  acere  to 
  be  sour.]  (Chem.) 
  a  Of  a  pertaining  to  vinegar;  producing  vinegar;  producing 
  vinegar;  as  acetic  fermentation. 
  b  Pertaining  to  containing,  or  derived  from  acetyl,  as 
  acetic  ether,  acetic  acid.  The  latter  is  the  acid  to 
  which  the  sour  taste  of  vinegar  is  due. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acetic 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  containing  acetic  acid 




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