acetyl

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈæsɪˌtaɪl/, /əˈsiːtaɪl/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ə sētl, ə setl, asi tl)




WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•ce•tyl  (ə sētl, ə setl, asi tl),USA pronunciation adj. [Chem.]
  1. Chemistrycontaining the acetyl group.
  • acet- + -yl 1860–65

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
acetyl /ˈæsɪˌtaɪl; əˈsiːtaɪl/ n
  1. (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH3CO-
Etymology: 19th Century: from acet( ic) + -yl
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