acetaldehyde

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From acetic + aldehyde.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

acetaldehyde (uncountable)

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

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