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carboxylate

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noun car·box·yl·ate \-ˌlāt, -lət\

Definition of carboxylate

  1. :  a salt or ester of a carboxylic acid



1884

First Known Use of carboxylate

1884


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carboxylate

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verb car·box·yl·ate \-ˌlāt\

Definition of carboxylate

car·box·yl·at·edcar·box·yl·at·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to introduce carboxyl or carbon dioxide into (a compound) with formation of a carboxylic acid

car·box·yl·a·tion play \(ˌ)kär-ˌbäk-sə-ˈlā-shən\ noun


1921

First Known Use of carboxylate

1921


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