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acetate

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noun ac·e·tate \ˈa-sə-ˌtāt\

Definition of acetate

  1. 1 :  a salt or ester of acetic acid

  2. 2 :  cellulose acetate; also :  something (as a textile fiber) made from cellulose acetate

  3. 3 :  a phonograph recording disk made of an acetate or coated with cellulose acetate



1788

First Known Use of acetate

1788


Medical Dictionary

acetate

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noun ac·e·tate \ˈas-ə-ˌtāt\

Medical Definition of acetate

  1. :  a salt or ester of acetic acid





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