Formate
Formate For"mate (f[^o]r"m[asl]t), n. [See {Formic}.] (Chem.) A salt of formic acid. [Written also {formiate}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • formate — [fôr′māt΄] n. 1. a salt of formic acid containing the monovalent negative radical HCOO 2. an uncharged ester of this acid …   English World dictionary

  • Formate — Structure of formate Formate or methanoate is the ion CHOO− or HCOO− (formic acid minus one hydrogen ion). It is the simplest carboxylate anion. It is produced in large amounts in the hepatic (liver cells) mitochondria of embryonic cells and in… …   Wikipedia

  • formate — I. /ˈfɔmeɪt/ (say fawmayt) noun a salt or ester of formic acid. {form(ic acid) + ate2} II. /ˈfɔmeɪt/ (say fawmayt) verb (i) (formated, formating) 1. (of aircraft) to group in formation. –phrase 2. formate on …   Australian English dictionary

  • formate — noun Date: 1807 a salt or ester of formic acid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • formate — /fawr mayt/, n. Chem. a salt or ester of formic acid. [1800 10; FORM(IC) + ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • formate — A salt or ester of formic acid; i.e., the monovalent radical HCOO– or the anion HCOO−. active f. N10 formyltetrahydrofolate or an equivalent oxidation product of tetrahydrofolate. * * * for·mate fȯ(ə)r .māt …   Medical dictionary

  • formate — n. salt or ester of formic acid (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • formate — noun a salt or ester of formic acid …   English new terms dictionary

  • formate — for·mate …   English syllables

  • formate — for•mate [[t]ˈfɔr meɪt[/t]] n. chem. a salt or ester of formic acid • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

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