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acetal
1. A colorless, flammable, volatile liquid used as a solvent.
2. Any of the compounds formed from aldehydes combined with alcohol.
3. Any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules; etymology: acet(o)– + al(cohol).
This entry is located in the following units: aceto-, acet-; relating to acetic acid derivatives (page 1) -al; -ial, -eal (page 5)