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(Chemistry) chem a derivative of terephthalic acid
ter•eph•thal•ate (ˌtɛr ɛfˈθæl eɪt, -ɪt, təˈrɛf θəˌleɪt)
a salt or ester of terephthalic acid.
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The 2006 World Terephthalates
& Polyester Analysis covers the period from 2000 to 2010.
PTT has an odd number (three) of methylene units between each of the terephthalates
, whereas PBT and PET have even numbers of methylene units.
The 2004/2005 World Terephthalates
and Polyester Analysis is an annual global study covering the period 1999 to 2009 for the terephthalates
and polyester markets.