chloracetic acid

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chloracetic acid var of CHLOROACETIC ACID

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chlor·a·ce·tic ac·id (klor″ə-seґtik) chloroacetic acid.

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  • chloracetic acid — variant of chloroacetic acid * * * /klawr euh see tik, set ik, klohr , klawr , klohr /. See chloroacetic acid. [1840 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • chloracetic acid — /klawr euh see tik, set ik, klohr , klawr , klohr /. See chloroacetic acid. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • chloracetic acid — /klɔrəˌsitɪk ˈæsəd/ (say klawruh.seetik asuhd) noun Chemistry → chloroacetic acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • chloroacetic acid — An acetic acid in which one or more of the hydrogen atoms are replaced by chlorine. According to the number of atoms so displaced the acid is called monochloroacetic (chloroacetic), dichloroacetic, or trichloroacetic. SYN: chloracetic acid. * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • chloroacetic acid — /ˌklɔroʊəsitɪk ˈæsəd/ (say .klawrohuhseetik asuhd) noun any of three acetic acids monochloroacetic acid, CH2Cl.COOH, which forms rhombic crystals; dichloroacetic acid, CHCl2.COOH, which is a colourless liquid; and trichloroacetic acid, CCl3.COOH …   Australian English dictionary

  • chloroacetic acid — a colorless, crystalline, deliquescent, water soluble powder, C2H3ClO2, usually derived from acetic acid by chlorination: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes and other organic compounds. Also, chloracetic acid. Also called monochloroacetic… …   Universalium

  • chlo|ro|a|ce|tic acid — «KLR oh uh SEE tihk, SEHT ihk; KLOHR », a colorless, crystalline acid, used in medicine and in organic synthesis. Formula: C2H3ClO2 Also, chloracetic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)acetic acid (2,4,5-T) — A herbicide and defoliant synthesized by condensation of chloracetic acid and 2,4,5 trichlorophenol, used as the principal constituent of Agent Orange …   Medical dictionary

  • Glycin — Not to be confused with glycine. Glycin[1] IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

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