Definition of terephthalate
: a salt or ester of terephthalic acid; especially : a dimethyl-ester that is a major starting material for polyester fibers and coatings
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The company plans to recycle or reuse 100 percent of its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles in the U.S.
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