metaldehyde definition

  • noun:
    • A cyclic tetramer of acetaldehyde, popular as a molluscicide.
    • A white crystalline substance isomeric with, and received from, acetic aldehyde by polymerization, and reconvertible into the exact same.
    • A substance into which aldehyde is partly converted in touch with acids at a decreased temperature. Its a white crystalline solid.

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