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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acetate  \Ac"e*tate\,  n.  [L.  acetum  vinegar,  fr  acere  to  be 
  sour.]  (Chem.) 
  A  salt  formed  by  the  union  of  acetic  acid  with  a  base  or 
  positive  radical;  as  acetate  of  lead,  acetate  of  potash. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acetate 
  n  1:  a  salt  or  ester  of  acetic  acid 
  2:  a  fabric  made  from  cellulose  acetate  fibers  [syn:  {acetate 
  rayon}] 




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