chemistry. a salt or ester of .
also called acetate rayon. a synthetic filament, yarn, or fabric composed of a derivative of the ester of cellulose, differing from viscose rayon in having greater strength when wet and greater sensitivity to high temperatures.
a sheet of clear plastic film fastened over the front of artwork for protection, as an overlay, or the like.
a slow-burning base material, , used for motion-picture film to minimize fire hazard during projection, and also for animation cells.
a synthetic textile fibre made from cellulose acetate also called acetate
any salt or ester of acetic acid, containing the monovalent ion ch3coo– or the group ch3coo- systematic name ethanoate
(modifier) consisting of, containing, or concerned with the group ch3coo-: acetate group or radical
short for acetate rayon, cellulose acetate
a sound recording disc composed of an acetate lacquer coating on an aluminium or plastic base: used for demonstration or other short-term purposes
1827, “salt formed by combining acetic acid with a base,” from latin acetum “vinegar” (see acetic) + chemical suffix -ate (3). as a type of synthetic material, it is attested from 1920, short for acetate silk, etc.
acetate ac·e·tate (ās’ĭ-tāt’)
a salt or ester of acetic acid containing the radical group ch3coo.
a salt or ester of acetic acid. salts of acetic acid contain a metal attached to the acetic acid radical ch3coo. esters contain another radical, such as ethyl, attached to the acetic acid radical.
cellulose acetate or a product made from it, especially fibers or film.
chemistry. a salt or ester of . also called acetate rayon. a synthetic filament, yarn, or fabric composed of a derivative of the ester of cellulose, differing from viscose rayon in having greater strength when wet and greater sensitivity to high temperatures. a sheet of clear plastic film fastened over the front of artwork for […]
- Acetate-coa ligase
acetate-coa ligase acetate-coa ligase n. see acetyl-coa synthetase.
to turn into vinegar; make or become acetous. historical examples wine in bottles well filled and laid flat do not acetify; this is because the mycoderm cannot multiply for lack of oxygen. louis pasteur ren vallery-radot verb -fies, -fying, -fied to become or cause to become acetic acid or vinegar
a crystalline powder, c 4 h 6 n 4 o 3 s 2 , used chiefly in the treatment of glaucoma and edema.
- Acetic acid amide
. a white, water-soluble, crystalline solid, c 2 h 5 no, the of acetic acid: used chiefly in organic synthesis. noun a white or colourless soluble deliquescent crystalline compound, used in the manufacture of organic chemicals. formula: ch3conh2 acetamide (ə-sět’ə-mīd’, ās’ĭt-ām’īd’) the crystalline amide of acetic acid, used as a solvent and wetting agent and […]