Definition of haloacetic acid in US English:

haloacetic acid

noun

  • Any of various compounds that are halogen derivatives of acetic acid, typically formed as harmful byproducts of water chlorination.

Pronunciation

haloacetic acid

/ˌhæloʊəˌsidɪk ˈæsəd//ˌhalōəˌsēdik ˈasəd/