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acetate

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

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

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

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