acetyl chloride(redirected from ethanoyl chloride)
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acetyl chloride[ə′sed·əl ′klȯ‚rīd]
CH3COCl A colorless, fuming liquid with a boiling point of 51-52°C; soluble in ether, acetone, and acetic acid; used in organic synthesis, and in the manufacture of dyestuffs and pharmaceuticals.