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cit·rate

 (sĭt′rāt′)
n.
A salt, ester, or anion of citric acid.

citrate

(ˈsɪtreɪt; -rɪt; ˈsaɪtreɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of citric acid. Salts of citric acid are used in beverages and pharmaceuticals
[C18: from citr(us) + -ate1]

cit•rate

(ˈsɪ treɪt, ˈsaɪ-)

n.
a salt or ester of citric acid.
[1785–95]

cit·rate

(sĭt′rāt′)
A salt or ester of citric acid, containing the group C6H5O7.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.citrate - a salt or ester of citric acid
ester - formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Verb1.citrate - cause to form a salt or ester of citric acid
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
Translations
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