subacetate

[ suhb-as-i-teyt ]
/ sʌbˈæs ɪˌteɪt /
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noun Chemistry.

a basic salt of acetic acid.

Nearby words

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Origin of subacetate

First recorded in 1810–20; sub- + acetate

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British Dictionary definitions for subacetate

subacetate

/ (sʌbˈæsɪˌteɪt) /

noun

any one of certain crystalline basic acetates containing hydroxide ions in addition to acetate ions. For example, the subacetate of aluminium is probably Al 3 (OH) 2 (CH 3 COO)
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