acetate

A thin flexible sheet of transparent plastic used to make overlays.

acetate

(CH3COO-, C2H3O2-) acetate ion. 1. an ion formed by removing the acidic hydrogen of acetic acid, HC2H3O2. 2. a compound derived by replacing the acidic hydrogen in acetic acid. 3. A fiber made of cellulose acetate.
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Acetate

Acetate t is a negative ion, or anion, typically found in aqueous solution. It is often written with the chemical formula C2H3O2−. The neutral molecules formed by the combination of the acetate ion and a positive ion (or cation) are also commonly called `acetates`. The simplest of these is hydrogen acetate, or acetic acid, with corresponding s.....
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Acetate

Generic name for a cellulose-acetate man made fiber. Used in taffeta and satin, or blended with other fibers for sheen. Silky hand, wrinkle-prone. Dry clean only. Dissolves in acetone.
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Acetate

• (n.) 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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acetate

<biochemistry> A salt or ester of acetic acid, specifically, a synthetic textile fibre made from partially hydrolysed cellulose acetate, or a plastic-like film made from cellulose triacetate. ... The terminal hydrogen atom in the molecule is replaced by a metal, for instance copper acetate, or where substitution is by a radical, for instance ...
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acetate

(as´ә-tāt) a salt or ester or the conjugate base of acetic acid.
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Acetate

(CH3COO-, C2H3O2-) acetate ion. 1. An ion formed by removing the acidic hydrogen of acetic acid, HC2
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acetate

(from the article `alcohol consumption`) ...molecule is converted by this action to acetaldehyde, itself a highly toxic substance, but the acetaldehyde is immediately acted upon by another ... ...techniques confirm the synthesis of fats from carbohydrates in both plants and animals. In fact, it has been shown by the use of labeled aceti...
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acetate

ethanoate noun a salt or ester of acetic acid
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Acetate

Ac'e·tate noun [ Latin acetum vinegar, from acere to be sour.] (Chemistry) 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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Acetate

a clear plastic that can be stamped on or used as a window for shaker cards. If you want to emboss on it make sure it is Thermo Acetate (overhead projector sheets made for laser printers work well).
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acetate

A compound in which the acid hydrogen atom in acetic acid is replaced either by a metal (forming soluble acetate salts containing the ion (CH3COO-)) or by an organic radical (giving a covalent ester such as ethyl acetate CH3COOC
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Acetate

A fiber formed from cellulose acetate, obtained by reacting cellulose with acids.
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acetate

A form of acetic acid (an acid found in vinegar).
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Acetate

A form of acidic plastic that causes photo`s, paper and documents to deteriorate and fade over time.
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acetate

A generic term for man-made fiber from cellulose acetate. Acetate yarn or thread has a silk like appearance, resists wrinkles and fading, and is low cost; used for dress and coat linings, blouses, lingerie, and shoe linings. Acetate can shine from pressing and may snag easily. Acetate or triacetate is also further identified as acetate rayon or ju...
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Acetate

A generic term referring to a sheet of transparent plastic.
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Acetate

A man-made material created with cellulose. It is resistant to moth balls and shrinking, but it is not a very durable material. Its defining characteristics are a soft crisp feel and lustrous face.
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Acetate

A manufactured fiber formed by compound of cellulose, refined from cotton linters and/or wood pulp, and acedic acid that has been extruded through a spinneret and then hardened.
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Acetate

A manufactured fiber refined from cotton filaments and/or wood pulp, and acetic acid that has been extruded through a spinneret and then hardened.
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Acetate

A plastic synthesized from cellulose dissolved in acetic acid which exhibits rigidity, dimensional stability and ink receptivity. Transparent or matte films, sometimes used for label stocks.
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Acetate

A salt or ester of acetic acid.
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Acetate

A shiny fabric that is not very strong, dries quickly and rarely shrinks. Triacetate is a newer acetate that doesn't seem to melt like acetate. Can be melted with nail polish remover. Acetate may be combined with other fabrics or used alone to make a silk-look fabric. It is often used for linings and has a wonderful drape to it.
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Acetate

A transparent or translucent plastic sheet material of a variety of colors, used as a basis for artwork and overlays.
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