carboxylate

noun
car·box·yl·ate | \-ˌlāt, -lət\

Definition of carboxylate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a salt or ester of a carboxylic acid

carboxylate

verb
car·box·yl·ate | \-ˌlāt \
carboxylated; carboxylating

Definition of carboxylate (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to introduce carboxyl or carbon dioxide into (a compound) with formation of a carboxylic acid

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Verb

carboxylation \(ˌ)kär-ˌbäk-sə-ˈlā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of carboxylate

Noun

1884, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1880, in the meaning defined above

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carboxylate

transitive verb
car·box·yl·ate | \-ˌlāt \
carboxylated; carboxylating

Medical Definition of carboxylate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: to introduce carboxyl or carbon dioxide into (a compound) with formation of a carboxylic acid

Other Words from carboxylate

carboxylation \(ˌ)kär-ˌbäk-sə-ˈlā-shən \ noun

carboxylate

noun
car·box·yl·ate | \-ˌlāt, -lət \

Medical Definition of carboxylate (Entry 2 of 2)

: a salt or ester of a carboxylic acid

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