methyl acetate

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methyl acetate

[′meth·əl ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CO2CH3I Flammable, colorless liquid with fragrant odor; boils at 54°C; partially soluble in water, miscible with hydrocarbon solvents; used as a solvent and extractant.
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