vinyl acetate


vinyl acetate
a colorless, easily polymerized, water-insoluble liquid, C4H6O2, produced by the reaction of acetylene and acetic acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of plastics, films, paints, and adhesives.

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      colourless, liquid organic compound, the polymer of which is polyvinyl acetate (q.v.).

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