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(Elements & Compounds) a compound that contains three acetate groups in the molecule
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(traɪˈæs ɪˌteɪt)

1. a compound containing three acetate groups.
2. a textile fiber made of cellulose triacetate or a fabric made from this fiber.
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Noun1.triacetate - cellulose acetate that is relatively slow to burn; used instead of celluloid for motion-picture film
cellulose acetate - an ester of acetic acid; used in fibers and fabrics; photographic films and varnishes
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The Triacetin is likewise recognized as glyceryl triacetate and triglyceride 1, 2, 3-triacetoxypropane.
Then 100 [micro]L of the mixture was placed onto cellulose triacetate. Enzyme and gelatin complexes were dried for 24 h at room temperature.
The addition of the glycerol triacetate (GTA), an acetyl-containing small molecule, can effectively block the interaction between CA molecules and increase the activity of the CA chain [6-9].
howleii produced spatol, diol, triol together with the tetraol and the triacetate [15].
INGREDIENTS WT% Phase A Sodium cocoyl isethionate, stearic acid 38.00 Water 9.70 Citric acid, 50% 0.50 Ama-Prot (Provital, S.A./Centerchem) 3.00 Kercyn (Provital, SA/Centerchem) 3.00 Baicapil (Provital, SA/Centerchem) 2.00 Phase B Sucrose palmitate 1.00 Sodium methyl cocoyl taurate 27.00 Erythritol 6.00 Phase C Vitaoils Plus (Provital, S.A/Centerchem) 8.00 Sucrose tetrastearate triacetate 1.50 Phase D Fragrance 0.30 PROCEDURE: In main vessel, add components of Phase A with gentle mixing.
Human trials using lithium citrate, glyceryl triacetate, and topiramate have been documented.
In order to explore whether the ester groups have an important effect on the hydration and hardening of cement, five common organic compounds, ethyl acetate, dimethyl oxalate, glyceryl triacetate, trimethyl phosphate, and triethanolamine borate, were selected for comparative experiments in this study.
Gray, "Electrospinning of fluorescent fibers from CdSe/ZnS quantum dots in cellulose triacetate," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol.
(2R,3R,5R,6R)-2-(Acetoxymethyl)-6-((4R,5R)-5-(methoxycarbonyl)-2,2-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane-4-carboxamido) tetrahydro-2H-pyran-3,4,5-triyl Triacetate 5a.
The patient was placed on short-duration HD (2 hours) with smaller surface area (cellulose triacetate; membrane area: 0.7 [m.sup.2]) and low blood flow (100 mL/min) to avoid DDS (Figure 3).
The hollow fiber membrane is based on cellulose triacetate and capable of handling 830,000 N[m.sup.3]/h [25].