Meaning of ACETATE in English


Pronunciation: ' a-s ə - ˌ t ā t

Function: noun

Date: 1788

1 : a salt or ester of acetic acid

2 : CELLULOSE ACETATE also : something (as a textile fiber) made from cellulose acetate

3 : a phonograph recording disk made of an acetate or coated with cellulose acetate

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.