<chemistry> Pertaining to, and designating, a substance (acetone) obtained by the distillation of the acetates. It is now

Synonyms: pyroacetic ether, and formerly was called pyroacetic spirit.

Origin: Pyro- + acetic: cf. F. Pyroacetique.

(01 Mar 1998)

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