acetation

acetify

[uh-see-tuh-fahy, uh-set-uh-]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), acetified, acetifying.
to turn into vinegar; make or become acetous.

Origin:
1860–65; acet- + -ify

acetification, acetation [as-i-tey-shuhn] , noun
acetifier, noun
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acetify (əˈsɛtɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
to become or cause to become acetic acid or vinegar
 
acetifi'cation
 
n
 
a'cetifier
 
n

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