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(Chemistry) the systematic name for acetate1
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|Noun||1.||ethanoate - 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)
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