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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Pertaining to vinegar.

Usage examples (7)
  • Old wine can taste acetic.
  • Fermentation 404 acetic 406 alcoholic 404, 405 lactic 414
  • Fah. the development of the acetic germ ceases, while below
  • The distillate "B" may contain formic, acetic, propionic, butyric and benzoic acids. for more
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  • Vinegar like substances are considered to be "acetic." An "ascetic" is one who lives with self-denial for spiritual or religious purposes.
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