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acetate

 [as´ĕ-tāt]
a salt or ester or the conjugate base of acetic acid.

ac·e·tate

(as'e-tāt),
A salt or ester of acetic acid.

acetate

/ac·e·tate/ (as´ĕ-tāt) any salt of acetic acid.

acetate (CH3CO2-)

[as′itāt]
an anion of formula C2H3O2. It is the conjugate base of acetic acid.

Acetate

A salt or ester of acetic acid, which is used to create synthetic textile fibres from partially hydrolysed cellulose acetate, or plastic-like film made from cellulose triacetate.

ac·e·tate

(as'ĕ-tāt)
A salt or ester of acetic acid.
[L. acctum, vinegar + -ate, chemical suffix]

ac·e·tate

(AC) (as'ĕ-tāt)
A salt or ester of acetic acid.

acetate

a salt of acetic acid.

acetate base
cellulose acetate sheet used as support or base for x-ray film.
acetate tape slide
a method of collecting ectoparasites such as mites, lice or fleas, and their eggs, for diagnostic purposes by pressing the sticky side of the tape against the skin and haircoat and applying the tape to a glass slide which is then examined microscopically.
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Thermal degradation of dextran acetates was investigated on SDT Q600 thermal analyzer (TA instruments, New Castle, DE, USA) equipped with Universal Analysis 2000 software v 4.
Kessco fatty acid derivatives, usable as plasticizers, include n-butylstearate, butoxyethyl stearate, and glycerol mono-oleate, all of which are compatible with PS; diethylene glycol distearate, isopropyl myristate, and isopropyl palmitate, which are generally compatible with cellulose nitrate and ethyl cellulose; oleic and lauric acid esters, compatible with PVC; and PEG400 dilaurate, which may be used with PVC and PVC/vinyl acetate copolymers.