See also: Acetal and acétal

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EtymologyEdit

From acet(ic) + al(cohol).

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  • enPR: ăsʹĭtăl', IPA(key): /ˈæsɪˌtæl/
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NounEdit

acetal (plural acetals)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any diether of a geminal diol, R2C(OR')2 (where R' is not H).

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Originally the term applied only to derivatives of aldehydes (One R = H) but now also applies to ketones

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NounEdit

acetal m (plural acetais)

  1. (organic chemistry) acetal (any diether of a geminal diol)

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PronunciationEdit

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acetal m (plural acetales)

  1. (organic chemistry) acetal

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