acetaldehyde

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See also: acétaldéhyde

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæs.ɪˈtæl.dəˌhaɪd/

Etymology[edit]

Blend of acetic +‎ aldehyde.

Noun[edit]

acetaldehyde (countable and uncountable, plural acetaldehydes)

  1. (organic chemistry) An organic compound, (CH3CHO). Sometimes called ethanal or acetic aldehyde. See aldehyde.

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