acetyl

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See also: acétyl

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin acētum (vinegar) + Ancient Greek ὕλη (húlē, substance).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈsiːtaɪl/, /əˈsiːtɪl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæsətɪl/, /əˈsiːtɪl/

Noun[edit]

acetyl (plural acetyls)

  1. (organic chemistry) The univalent radical CH3CO- derived from acetic acid.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Structure of the acetyl group.

Etymology[edit]

acet- +‎ -yl, first part from Latin acētum (vinegar), from aceō (to be sour), from Proto-Italic *akēō (be sharp-tasting, be sour), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ-éh₁-ye-ti, from *h₂eḱ- (sharp). Last part is a new formation from Ancient Greek ὕλη (húlē, wood, material), from Proto-Indo-European *swel-, *sel- (firewood, wood, beam).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /asɛˈtyːl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -yːl
  • Hyphenation: a‧ce‧tyl

Noun[edit]

acetyl n (definite singular acetylet, indefinite plural acetyl, definite plural acetyla or acetylene)

  1. (organic chemistry) acetyl (the univalent radical CH3CO- derived from acetic acid)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

acetyl c

  1. an acetyl

Declension[edit]

Declension of acetyl 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative acetyl acetylen acetyler acetylerna
Genitive acetyls acetylens acetylers acetylernas