acetification
noun see acetify

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • acétification — [ asetifikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1789; du lat. acetum « vinaigre »; cf. angl. acetification (1753) ♦ Action de convertir en vinaigre, en acide acétique. Vinaigre préparé par l acétification du vin, de l alcool. ● acétification nom féminin Action d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Acetification — A*cet i*fi*ca tion, n. The act of making acetous or sour; the process of converting, or of becoming converted, into vinegar. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acétification — Acide acétique Acide acétique Formule topologique et repr …   Wikipédia en Français

  • acetification — See acetify. * * * …   Universalium

  • acetification — noun The act of making acetous or sour; the process of converting, or of becoming converted, into vinegar …   Wiktionary

  • acétification — (a sé ti fi ka sion) s. f. Réaction chimique qui transforme l esprit de vin en vinaigre. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Acetum, vinaigre, et facere, faire …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • acetification — n. act of converting or becoming into acid or vinegar; act of making acetous or sour …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acetification — ace·ti·fi·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • acetification — əˌsēd.əfə̇ˈkāshən, aˌs , ˌse noun ( s) Etymology: acet + i + fication 1. : a turning sour or into vinegar especially through the action of bacteria 2. : the production of acetic acid by acetic fermentation : the growth in an alcoholic medium of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • acetify — acetification, acetation /as i tay sheuhn/, n. acetifier, n. /euh see teuh fuy , euh set euh /, v.t., v.i., acetified, acetifying. to turn into vinegar; make or become acetous. [1860 65; ACET + IFY] * * * …   Universalium

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