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chlo'roace'tic ac'id




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 acid.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

chloroaceticchloroacetone

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