Sentences Containing 'acetic'
Among these are wood alcohol, wood tar, and acetic acid.
If a clean glass rod is dipped into very dilute acid, such as acetic, sulphuric, or nitric acid, and then lightly touched to the tongue, it will taste sour.
More Vocab Words::: ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
::: chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
::: infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
::: emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
::: withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
::: caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
::: dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
::: quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
::: papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology