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 (stē′ə-rāt′, stîr′āt′)
A salt or ester of stearic acid.

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(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of stearic acid
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(ˈsti əˌreɪt, ˈstɪər eɪt)

a salt or ester of stearic acid.
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9,974,719 B2; L'Oreal, Paris, has been awarded a US patent for a cosmetic composition, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium and relative to a total weight of the composition: at least one fatty alcohol; at least one solid linear ester selected from the group consisting of stearyl stearate, myristyl myristate, arachidyl propionate, cetyl myristate, stearyl myristate, myristyl palmitate, stearyl palmitate, myristyl stearate, cetyl stearate and cetyl palmitate; at least one non-ethoxylated glyceryl stearate; sodium polyacrylate; and at least one vegetable butter.
Another type of protection is achieved by increasing the contact angle between concrete and water by mixing butyl stearate into the concrete.
Specifically, Material A is sodium stearate belonging to lubricating component, which is generally used for the synthesis of laundry soap and lubricant [33-36]; moreover, sodium stearate considerably reduces the wear of steel construction and hot water or alcohol dissolves it well [37].
Zalikha and coworkers [12] studied the effect of cobalt stearate on photooxidative aging of polypropylene film, reporting the changes in tensile properties and carbonyl index.
When The Vegetarian Resource Group's Food Ingredients Guide was first published in 1997, animal sources of stearate compounds used in foods were common.
Founded in 1981, Chemical Associates is a marketer, manufacturer, and distributor of oleochemicals, including tall oil fatty acids, oleic acids, stearic acids, fractionated acids, fatty alcohols, polyunsaturated fatty acids, coconut fatty acids, castor derivatives, methyl esters, calcium stearate, metallic stearates, and glycerine.
This is made effective by adding 0.001 to 10 wt% weak acid salt such as aluminum stearate. The result is increased melt stiffness, enabling large hollow structure molding.
All pint products have been made to honor ancient tradition with minimalist formulas, according to the company, and do not contain fillers, such as magnesium stearate.