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ac·e·tate

 (ăs′ĭ-tāt′)
n.
1. A salt or ester of acetic acid.
2. Cellulose acetate or any of various products, especially fibers, derived from it.

acetate

(ˈæsɪˌteɪt)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of acetic acid, containing the monovalent ion CH3COO or the group CH3COO-. Systematic name: ethanoate
2. (Elements & Compounds) (modifier) consisting of, containing, or concerned with the group CH3COO-: acetate group or radical.
3. (Elements & Compounds) short for acetate rayon, cellulose acetate
4. (Textiles) short for acetate rayon, cellulose acetate
5. (Electronics) a sound recording disc composed of an acetate lacquer coating on an aluminium or plastic base: used for demonstration or other short-term purposes
[C19: from acetic + -ate1]
ˈaceˌtated adj

ac•e•tate

(ˈæs ɪˌteɪt)

n.
1. a salt or ester of acetic acid.
2. a synthetic filament, yarn, or material derived from the acetic ester of cellulose.
[1820–30]

ac·e·tate

(ăs′ĭ-tāt′)
1. A salt or ester of acetic acid.
2. Cellulose acetate or a product made from it, especially fibers or film. See more at cellulose.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acetate - a salt or ester of acetic acid
acetin - any of three liquid acetates that are formed when acetic acid and glycerin are heated together
lead acetate, sugar of lead - a poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
2.acetate - a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetateacetate - a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate
rayon - a synthetic silklike fabric
cellulose acetate - an ester of acetic acid; used in fibers and fabrics; photographic films and varnishes
Translations

acetate

[ˈæsɪteɪt] Nacetato m

acetate

[ˈæsɪteɪt] nacétate macetic acid [əˈsiːtɪk] nacide m acétique

acetate

nAcetat nt, → Azetat nt

acetate

[ˈæsɪteɪt] nacetato

ac·e·tate

n. acetato, sal o éster de ácido acítico.

acetate

n acetato
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