|1.||1,1-diethoxyethane; a colourless volatile liquid used as a solvent and in perfumes. Formula: CH3CH(OC2H5)2|
|2.||any organic compound containing the group -CH(OR1)OR2, where R1 and R2 are other organic groups|
|[C19: from German Azetal, from |
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
acetal ac·e·tal (ās'ĭ-tāl')
A colorless, flammable, volatile liquid used as a solvent.
Any of the compounds formed from aldehydes combined with alcohol.