Acetal in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is acetal a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word acetal is a Scrabble US word. The word acetal is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Definitions and meaning of acetal

acetal

Etymology

From acet(ic) + al(cohol).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ăsʹĭtăl', IPA(key): /ˈæsɪˌtæl/

Noun

acetal (plural acetals)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any diether of a geminal diol, R2C(OR')2 (where R' is not H).

Usage notes

Originally the term applied only to derivatives of aldehydes (One R = H) but now also applies to ketones

Derived terms

  • spiroacetal

Translations

See also

  • acetonide
  • acylal
  • hemiacetal
  • ketal

Portuguese

Noun

acetal m (plural acetais)

  1. (organic chemistry) acetal (any diether of a geminal diol)

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /aθeˈtal/, [aθeˈt̪al]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /aseˈtal/, [aseˈt̪al]

Noun

acetal m (plural acetales)

  1. (organic chemistry) acetal

Related terms

  • cetal

Further reading

  • “acetal” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an odoriferous liquid formed by reaction of acetaldehyde and ethyl alcohol.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)