stearate

salt of stearic acid that is a saturated, 18-carbon fatty acid. Certain compounds, such as aluminum stearate, calcium stearate, zinc stearate, have been used in drilling fluids for one or more of the following purposes: defoamer, lubrication, air drilling in which a small amount of water is encountered.

Stearate

Stearate is the anion form of stearic acid. Formula is C17H35COO−. ==Examples== ...
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Stearate

• (n.) A salt of stearic acid; as, ordinary soap consists largely of sodium or potassium stearates.
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stearate

(ste´ә-rāt) any compound of stearic acid.
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Stearate

Ste'a·rate noun (Chemistry) A salt of stearic acid; as, ordinary soap consists largely of sodium or potassium stearates .
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Stearate

An additive to the coating or to sandpaper that makes it sand easier.
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Stearate

Salt or ester of stearic acid that functions as a water repellent by forming a soap within the masonry pores. Stearates are generally classified as film-formers, but can be considered penetrants in modified forms.
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stearate

Type: Term Pronunciation: stē′ă-rāt Definitions: 1. A salt of stearic acid.
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