Acetaldehyde Definition

ăsĭ-tăldə-hīd
noun
A colorless, soluble, flammable, liquid aldehyde, CH3CHO, formed by the oxidation of ethylene: used as a solvent and as a raw material in making many organic compounds.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
ethanal

Other Word Forms of Acetaldehyde

Noun

Singular:
acetaldehyde
Plural:
acetaldehydes

Origin of Acetaldehyde

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