Acetal

An acetal is a functional group with the following connectivity R2C(OR`)2, where both R` groups are organic fragments. The central carbon atom has four bonds to it, and is therefore saturated and has tetrahedral geometry. The two R`O groups may be equivalent to each other or not. The two R groups can be equivalent to each other (a `symmetric a...
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Acetal

• (n.) A limpid, colorless, inflammable liquid from the slow oxidation of alcohol under the influence of platinum black.
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acetal

(as´ә-tәl) any of a class of organic compounds formed by combination of an aldehyde molecule with two alcohol molecules. CH3CH(OC2H5)2, a colorless volatile liquid used as a solvent and in cosmetics.
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acetal

(from the article `chemical compound`) ...gem-diols are not generally useful products, the very similar reaction of aldehydes (and certain unhindered ketones) with alcohols, in the ...
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acetal

noun any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules
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Acetal

Ac'e·tal noun [ Acet ic + al cohol.] (Chemistry) A limpid, colorless, inflammable liquid from the slow oxidation of alcohol under the influence of platinum black.
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acetal

acetal 1. A colorless, flammable, volatile liquid used as a solvent. 2. Any of the compounds formed from aldehydes combined with alcohol. 3. Any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules; etymology: acet(o)– + al(cohol).
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Acetal

Acetal is a colourless liquid formed by oxidation of alcohol.
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acetal

Type: Term Pronunciation: as′e-tal Definitions: 1. Product of the addition of 2 mol of alcohol to 1 mol of an aldehyde; in mixed acetals (glycosides), two different alcohols are bound to the original aldehyde group.
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acetal

[n] - any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules
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