[ uh-see-toh-stee-uh-rin, -steer-in, as-i-toh- ]
/ əˌsi toʊˈsti ə rɪn, -ˈstɪər ɪn, ˌæs ɪ toʊ- /
a waxlike, nongreasy solid, C23H44O5: used chiefly as a food preservative and as a plasticizer.
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