Terephthalate
Terephthalate Ter*eph"tha*late, n. (Chem.) A salt of terephthalic acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • terephthalate — noun Date: 1868 a salt or ester of terephthalic acid; especially a dimethyl ester that is a major starting material for polyester fibers and coatings …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • terephthalate — /ter ef thal ayt, it, teuh ref theuh layt /, n. Chem. a salt or ester of terephthalic acid. [1865 70; TEREPHTHAL(IC ACID) + ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • terephthalate — noun Any salt or ester of terephthalic acid …   Wiktionary

  • terephthalate — [ˌtɛrɛf θaleɪt] noun Chemistry a salt or ester of terephthalic acid …   English new terms dictionary

  • terephthalate — ter·eph·thal·ate …   English syllables

  • terephthalate — ter•eph•thal•ate [[t]ˌtɛr ɛfˈθæl eɪt, ɪt, təˈrɛf θəˌleɪt[/t]] n. chem. a salt or ester of terephthalic acid • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • terephthalate — ˌteˌrefˈthaˌlāt, lə̇t; təˈrefthəˌlāt noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary terephthalic + ate : a salt or ester of terephthalic acid * * * /ter ef thal ayt, it, teuh ref theuh layt /, n. Chem. a salt or ester of terephthalic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Terephthalate 1,2-dioxygenase — In enzymology, a terephthalate 1,2 dioxygenase (EC number|1.14.12.15) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:terephthalate + NADH + H+ + O2 ightleftharpoons (1R,6S) dihydroxycyclohexa 2,4 diene 1,4 dicarboxylate + NAD+The 4 substrates… …   Wikipedia

  • Terephthalate 1,2-cis-dihydrodiol dehydrogenase — In enzymology, a terephthalate 1,2 cis dihydrodiol dehydrogenase (EC number|1.3.1.61) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:cis 4,5 dihydroxycyclohexa 1(6),2 diene 1,4 dicarboxylate + NAD+ ightleftharpoons 3,4 dihydroxybenzoate + CO2… …   Wikipedia

  • Polyethylene terephthalate — PETE redirects here. For the first name, see Peter (disambiguation). For other uses, see Pete (disambiguation). Polyethylene terephthalate fibre IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

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