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Acetate Definition

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[n] a fabric made from cellulose acetate fibers
[n] a salt or ester of acetic acid

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\Ac"e*tate\, n. [L. acetum vinegar, fr. acere to be sour.] (Chem.) A salt formed by the union of acetic acid with a base or positive radical; as, acetate of lead, acetate of potash.

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