Origin of oleate
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From this date he used the oleate only once daily, and discontinued it entirely on the 14th.The Electric Bath
George M. Schweig
Leave it for a day, when the oleate of soda will be dissolved.Soap-Bubbles
C. V. Boys
Another method of mordanting cotton is to fix the metallic salt on the fibre as a tannate instead of an oleate.
We may thus conceive how a small quantity of stearate or oleate of potash may resist the decomposing action of the soda salts.
Ointment of ammoniated mercury, twenty to sixty grains to the ounce; oleate of mercury, five to ten per cent.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin
Henry Weightman Stelwagon
- any salt or ester of oleic acid, containing the ion C 17 H 33 COO – or the group C 17 H 33 COO-: common components of natural fats
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- A salt or ester of oleic acid.
- A pharmacopeial preparation consisting of a combination or solution of an alkaloid or metallic base in oleic acid.
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