Definitions for vinyl acetate
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a colorless, easily polymerized, water-insoluble liquid, C4H6O2, produced by the reaction of acetylene and acetic acid: used chiefly in making plastics, films, paints, and adhesives.
A monomer (CHCOOCH=CH) prepared by reacting ethylene and acetic acid with oxygen and a palladium catalyst. Abbreviations: VAM (vinyl acetate monomer), VyAc
Vinyl acetate is an organic compound with the formula CH3COOCH=CH2. A colorless liquid with a pungent odor, it is the precursor to polyvinyl acetate, an important polymer in industry.
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