subacetate


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subacetate

(sʌbˈæsɪˌteɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any one of certain crystalline basic acetates containing hydroxide ions in addition to acetate ions. For example, the subacetate of aluminium is probably Al3(OH)2(CH3COO)
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Antonelli: If the drainage is copious, I irrigate with aluminum subacetate (Domeboro's solution) or half-strength vinegar.
Federal officials charged the company with illegal disposal of lead subacetate hazardous wastes in the late 1980s.
waste to a landfill (Lead subacetate mixed with mud and