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Definition relating to or containing acetic acid (a colorless pungent liquid which is contained in vinegar and used widely in manufacturing)
  • Prepared from Acetic Acid.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Acetic acid, thought George— that's the nearest thing to it.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • While Grant went to the refrigerator, she showed Morris the acetic acid baths, which were used to dissolve away the limestone from the delicate bones.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Ingredients: Water and Acetic Acid.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • The scent rose raw and wild, acetic as old wine.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • Belluomo rises from the bed of his wife's lover's wife, the kerchiefed housewife is astir, a saucer of acetic acid in her hand.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses

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