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(Elements & Compounds) a compound that contains three acetate groups in the molecule
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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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|Noun||1.||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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