Noun Acetification Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acetification

Pronunciation:

/əˌsiːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//əˌsɛtɪfɪˈkeɪʃn/

Definition:
1.

noun

The conversion of alcohol into acetic acid, as in the manufacture of vinegar; this reaction as a cause of deterioration of alcoholic drinks.
    ((n.) The act of making acetous or sour; the process of converting, or of becoming converted, into vinegar.)


    Origin:
    Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Peter Shaw (1694–1763), physician and author. From classical Latin acētum acetum + -ification.

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