Main definitions of acetifying in English

: acetifying1acetifying2

acetifying1

noun

  • The process of causing, carrying out, or undergoing acetification.

    Related acetifying
    and Related acetifying

Origin

Late 18th century. From acetify + -ing. Compare earlier acetification.

Pronunciation

acetifying

/əˈsiːtɪfʌɪɪŋ//əˈsɛtɪfʌɪɪŋ/

Main definitions of acetifying in English

: acetifying1acetifying2

acetifying2

adjective

  • That brings about acetification.

    Related acetifying

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Andrew Ure (1778–1857), chemist. From acetify + -ing.

Pronunciation

acetifying

/əˈsiːtɪfʌɪɪŋ//əˈsɛtɪfʌɪɪŋ/