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ac·e·tate / ˈasiˌtāt/ • n. 1. Chem. a salt or ester of acetic acid, containing the anion CH3COO or the group −OOCCH3. 2. cellulose acetate, esp. as used to make textile fibers or plastic. ∎  a transparency made of cellulose acetate film. ∎  a recording disk coated with cellulose acetate.

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acetate (ass-it-ayt) n. any salt or ester of acetic acid.

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acetate (ethanoate) A salt or ester of acetic acid.

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acetate See ethanoate