1. [ noun ] (food) sour-tasting liquid produced usually by oxidation of the alcohol in wine or cider and used as a condiment or food preservative
Synonyms: vinegar
Related terms: condiment chili_vinegar cider_vinegar wine_vinegar sour
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) a dilute solution of acetic acid that is used as a solvent (e.g. for a drug)
Related terms: acetic_acid sour
Similar spelling:   actium