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thioacetic acid[¦thī·ō·ə¦sēd·ik ′as·əd]
CH3COSH A toxic, clear-yellow liquid with an unpleasant aroma, soluble in water, alcohol, and ether, boils at 82°C; used as an analytical reagent and a lacrimator. Also known as thiacetic acid.
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