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acetate definition

  • noun:
    • A salt or ester of acetic acid.
    • Cellulose acetate or any one of numerous services and products, especially fibers, produced by it.
    • Any salt or ester of acetic acid.
    • cellulose acetate
    • A transparent sheet useful for overlays.
    • A disc of aluminum covered in a wax familiar with make demonstration copies of a phonograph record.
    • A salt created by the union of acetic acid with a base or good radical.
    • In chem., a salt created by the union of acetic acid with a base.
    • a salt or ester of acetic acid
    • a fabric created from fibers of cellulose acetate
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