Acetaldehyde meaning

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A colorless, flammable liquid, C2 H4 O, used to manufacture acetic acid, perfumes, and drugs.
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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.
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A colorless, flammable liquid, C2 H4 O, used to manufacture acetic acid, perfumes, and drugs.
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A colorless, flammable liquid, used to manufacture acetic acid, perfumes, and drugs. Chemical formula: C2H4O .
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(organic chemistry) An organic compound (CH3CHO). Sometimes called ethanal or acetic aldehyde. See aldehyde.
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Origin of acetaldehyde