acetate

noun ac·e·tate \ ˈa-sə-ˌtāt \

Definition of acetate

1 :a salt or ester of acetic acid
2 :cellulose acetate; also :something (such as a textile fiber) made from cellulose acetate
3 :a phonograph recording disk made of an acetate or coated with cellulose acetate

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First Known Use of acetate

1788


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acetate

noun ac·e·tate \ ˈas-ə-ˌtāt \

medical Definition of acetate

:a salt or ester of acetic acid


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