xanthate

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xan·thate

 (zăn′thāt′)
n.
A salt or ester of a xanthic acid, especially a simple xanthic acid salt, as of sodium or potassium, used as a flotation collector for copper, silver, and gold.

xanthate

(ˈzænθeɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of xanthic acid
xanˈthation n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.xanthate - a salt or ester of xanthic acid
cellulose xanthate, viscose - a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Translations
ksantaatti
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