triacetate

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noun tri·ac·e·tate \(ˌ)trī-ˈa-sə-ˌtāt\

Definition of triacetate

  1. 1 :  an acetate containing three CH3COO− groups

  2. 2 :  a textile fiber or fabric consisting of cellulose that is completely or almost completely acetylated

Origin and Etymology of triacetate

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1895


Medical Dictionary

triacetate

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noun tri·ac·e·tate \(ˈ)trī-ˈas-ə-ˌtāt\

Medical Definition of triacetate

  1. :  an acetate containing three CH3COO groups


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