polycarboxylate

/ (ˌpɒlɪˈkɑːbɒkˌsɪleɪt) /

noun

a salt or ester of a polycarboxylic acid. Polycarboxylate esters are used in certain detergents

Nearby words

  1. polybus,
  2. polybutadiene,
  3. polybutylene,
  4. polycarbonate,
  5. polycarbonates,
  6. polycarboxylic acid,
  7. polycarp,
  8. polycarp, saint,
  9. polycarpellary,
  10. polycarpic

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012