Translation of acetic acid in Spanish:

acetic acid

ácido acético, n.

Pronunciation /əˌsidɪk ˈæsəd/ /əˌsiːtɪk ˈasɪd/


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    ácido acético masculine
    • By the time this stage is reached the wine is no longer wine but wine vinegar which combines the sharp, acid taste of acetic acid with the odour of ethyl acetate.
    • At this time, the Arab alchemist Jabir ibn Hayyan Geber produced concentrated acetic acid by distilling vinegar.
    • Indeed, the synthesis of ethanol predates recorded history and acetic acid is oxidized ethanol or wine gone bad.
    • When wine turns sour, it changes to vinegar, or dilute acetic acid.
    • Some organic acids, however, are quite strong, such as citric acid in citrus fruit, malic acid in apples, and acetic acid in vinegar.
    • The organisms also produce organic compounds such as lactic acid, hydrogen peroxide and acetic acid.
    • Mannitol, lactic acid, and acetic acid are the byproducts of this action.
    • Lactic acid and acetic acid concentrations were similar between treatments.
    • Two years ago, at a plant in Belgium, he and colleagues experimented with a process involving acetic acid, which gives vinegar its smell.
    • Unlike vinegar it lacks acetic acid, which causes vinegar to clash with wine pairings.
    • They work on the principle that in the presence of a catalyst, oxygen in a sample of expired air converts any alcohol present into acetic acid and then to water and carbon dioxide.
    • The second step in the breakdown of alcohol is the conversion of the acetaldehyde to simple acetic acid.
    • The cells were then centrifuged and a methanol / acetic acid solution was slowly added.
    • The precipitate is then treated with acetic acid and an alkaline material.
    • Fixation was carried out with methanol / acetic acid at room temperature.
    • The gel was then washed several times with water to remove staining excess and the band of interest was cut out and washed in a large volume of water to remove acetic acid and ethanol.
    • The liver chemically breaks down the remaining alcohol into acetic acid.
    • The company also plans to stock natural vinegar as a substitute for the commonly available diluted acetic acid.
    • If your aspirin bottle smells like vinegar, the tablets have started to break down to acetic acid and should be discarded.