a basic salt of acetic acid.
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How to use subacetate in a sentence
A subacetate of lead is formed by digesting a cold solution of uncrystallized acetate, over litharge, with frequent agitation.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
This process was modified by Lassen, who precipitated the aqueous solution with the subacetate of lead.Coca and its Therapeutic Application, Third Edition | Angelo Mariani
Soluble starch is precipitated out of solution by alcohol, or by lead subacetate solution.
They are precipitated from solution by alcohol, but not by lead subacetate (distinction from starch).
They are precipitated out of solution by alcohol and by lead subacetate solution.
British Dictionary definitions for subacetate
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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