pyroacetic ether
Pyroacetic Pyr`o*a*ce"tic, a. [Pyro- + acetic: cf. F. pyroac['e]tique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, and designating, a substance (acetone) obtained by the distillation of the acetates. It is now called also {pyroacetic ether}, and formerly was called {pyroacetic spirit}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pyroacetic — Pyr o*a*ce tic, a. [Pyro + acetic: cf. F. pyroac[ e]tique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, and designating, a substance (acetone) obtained by the distillation of the acetates. It is now called also {pyroacetic ether}, and formerly was called {pyroacetic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pyroacetic spirit — Pyroacetic Pyr o*a*ce tic, a. [Pyro + acetic: cf. F. pyroac[ e]tique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, and designating, a substance (acetone) obtained by the distillation of the acetates. It is now called also {pyroacetic ether}, and formerly was called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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