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Definitions for acetate
ˈæs ɪˌteɪtac·etate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acetate, ethanoatenoun

    a salt or ester of acetic acid

  2. acetate rayon, acetatenoun

    a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate

Wiktionary

  1. acetatenoun

    Any salt or ester of acetic acid.

  2. acetatenoun

    cellulose acetate

  3. acetatenoun

    A transparent sheet used for overlays.

  4. acetatenoun

    A disc of aluminium covered in a wax used to make demonstration copies of a phonograph record.

  5. Etymology: acetum, from acere.

Wikipedia

  1. Acetate

    An acetate is a salt formed by the combination of acetic acid with a base (e.g. alkaline, earthy, metallic, nonmetallic or radical base). "Acetate" also describes the conjugate base or ion (specifically, the negatively charged ion called an anion) typically found in aqueous solution and written with the chemical formula C2H3O−2. The neutral molecules formed by the combination of the acetate ion and a positive ion (called a cation) are also commonly called "acetates" (hence, acetate of lead, acetate of aluminum, etc.). The simplest of these is hydrogen acetate (called acetic acid) with corresponding salts, esters, and the polyatomic anion CH3CO−2, or CH3COO−. Most of the approximately 5 billion kilograms of acetic acid produced annually in industry are used in the production of acetates, which usually take the form of polymers. In nature, acetate is the most common building block for biosynthesis.

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  1. acetate

    Acetate is a salt or ester of acetic acid, often used in making textiles, photographic film, and plastics. In chemical structure, it is represented as CH3COO-, derived from acetic acid CH3COOH by loss of a hydrogen ion from the acidic hydroxyl group. It is also produced in the body during the breakdown of fats and proteins and can be used as an energy source by the body.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acetatenoun

    a salt formed by the union of acetic acid with a base or positive radical; as, acetate of lead, acetate of potash

  2. Etymology: [L. acetum vinegar, fr. acere to be sour.]

Wikidata

  1. Acetate

    An acetate is a derivative of acetic acid - that is, the salts, esters, and the polyatomic anion found in solution - and is often written with the chemical formulas C2H3O2−, CH3CO2−, or CH3COO−. Most of the approximately 5 billion kilograms of acetic acid produced annually in industry are used in the production of acetates, which usually take the form of polymers. In nature, acetate is the most common building block for biosynthesis. For example, the fatty acids are produced by connecting the two carbon atoms from acetate to a growing fatty acid.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acetate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acetate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of acetate in a Sentence

  1. Nashville International Airport:

    Test results indicate that the sample was a solvent, Butoxyethyl Acetate, commonly used in lacquers, varnishes, enamels and resins, additional air quality testing was also completed and no contaminants were discovered.

  2. New York:

    The CDC's reporting supports what New York State's Wadsworth Center Lab has found in vape products tested since early September and reinforces the importance of the role that Vitamin E acetate may play in the current outbreak of vaping related illnesses, while no definitive cause has been found, as I've said from the very beginning : if you don't know what you are smoking, don't smoke it.

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