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eth'yl ac'etate



Chem.
a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C4H8O2, having a fragrant, fruitlike odor: used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfumes, flavorings, and confections, and as a solvent for paints, varnishes, and lacquers. Also called acetic ether.

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ethylethyl alcohol
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