carboxylate

noun
car·​box·​yl·​ate | \ kär-ˈbäk-sə-ˌlāt , -lət\

Definition of carboxylate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a salt or ester of a carboxylic acid

carboxylate

verb
car·​box·​yl·​ate | \ kär-ˈbäk-sə-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

Other Words from carboxylate

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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