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lac·tate 1

 (lăk′tāt′)
intr.v. lac·tat·ed, lac·tat·ing, lac·tates
To secrete or produce milk.

[Latin lactāre, lactāt-, from lac, lact-, milk; see lacto-.]

lac·tate 2

 (lăk′tāt′)
n.
A salt or ester of lactic acid.

lactate

(ˈlækteɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an ester or salt of lactic acid
[C18: from lacto- + -ate1]

lactate

(lækˈteɪt)
vb
(Physiology) (intr) (of mammals) to produce or secrete milk

lac•tate1

(ˈlæk teɪt)

v.i. -tat•ed, -tat•ing.
to secrete milk.
[1885–90]

lac•tate2

(ˈlæk teɪt)

n.
an ester or salt of lactic acid.
[1785–95]

lactate


Past participle: lactated
Gerund: lactating

Imperative
lactate
lactate
Present
I lactate
you lactate
he/she/it lactates
we lactate
you lactate
they lactate
Preterite
I lactated
you lactated
he/she/it lactated
we lactated
you lactated
they lactated
Present Continuous
I am lactating
you are lactating
he/she/it is lactating
we are lactating
you are lactating
they are lactating
Present Perfect
I have lactated
you have lactated
he/she/it has lactated
we have lactated
you have lactated
they have lactated
Past Continuous
I was lactating
you were lactating
he/she/it was lactating
we were lactating
you were lactating
they were lactating
Past Perfect
I had lactated
you had lactated
he/she/it had lactated
we had lactated
you had lactated
they had lactated
Future
I will lactate
you will lactate
he/she/it will lactate
we will lactate
you will lactate
they will lactate
Future Perfect
I will have lactated
you will have lactated
he/she/it will have lactated
we will have lactated
you will have lactated
they will have lactated
Future Continuous
I will be lactating
you will be lactating
he/she/it will be lactating
we will be lactating
you will be lactating
they will be lactating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lactating
you have been lactating
he/she/it has been lactating
we have been lactating
you have been lactating
they have been lactating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lactating
you will have been lactating
he/she/it will have been lactating
we will have been lactating
you will have been lactating
they will have been lactating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lactating
you had been lactating
he/she/it had been lactating
we had been lactating
you had been lactating
they had been lactating
Conditional
I would lactate
you would lactate
he/she/it would lactate
we would lactate
you would lactate
they would lactate
Past Conditional
I would have lactated
you would have lactated
he/she/it would have lactated
we would have lactated
you would have lactated
they would have lactated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lactate - a salt or ester of lactic 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.lactate - give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
suck - draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth; "suck the poison from the place where the snake bit"; "suck on a straw"; "the baby sucked on the mother's breast"
feed, give - give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
Translations
Lactatlaktieren

lactate

[ˈlækteɪt] VIlactar

lactate

viMilch absondern, laktieren (spec)

lactate

n lactato; vi producir y secretar leche
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The body splits lactates into lactic acid and hydrogen ions.
Several years back, mounting evidence on the body's various energy systems began to tell a slightly different story from the classic one about the dangers of lactate build-up in the blood during workouts.
Use of calcium, potassium, and sodium lactates to control germination and outgrowth of Clostridium perfringens spores during chilling of injected pork.
During the evaluation of data associated with these bioremediation activities, elevated levels of impurities (metals, alcohols, and ketones) were discovered in undiluted sodium lactate (Chiang, Carter, & Woodward, 2008) at concentrations that raise the issue of a potential health concern.
Lactates and diacetates are the chemical antimicrobials used in commercial hotdog formulations to inhibit the development of foodborne pathogens.
1996) and Villar and Denadai (1998) support the present study with lower recovery lactates during immersed passive and active recovery, respectively.
The site also offers detergent formulations and product specifications on lactic acid and lactates.
Sodium and potassium lactates extend shelf life, ensure safety of reduced-salt and low-fat products.
More recently it has become evident that calcium lactates can provide provide similar benefits in restabilizing recycled polyolefins.
Examples of antimicrobials that are commonly used include organic acids such as sorbates, benzoates, acetates, propionates, lactates, inorganic salts of nitrites, nitrates and sulphites.
Additional products from the use of lactide and unique conversion technology could include methyl, butyl, isopropyl and ethylhexyl lactates.
Thus among metabolites lactate perhaps undergoes the greatest exercise-induced changes [1-3].