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acetate (s) (noun), acetates (pl)
1. A salt or ester of acetic acid: Some firms link a succinate molecule or acetate to Vitamin E to make it stable.
2. Cellulose acetate or any of various products: A floppy disk platter, being thin, were made of acetate plastic.

Caution should be used when wearing clothing with fibres containing blends of acetate.

This entry is located in the following units: aceto-, acet-; relating to acetic acid derivatives (page 1) -ate (to do) (page 1)