noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1895 1. an acetate containing three CH3COO– groups 2. a textile fiber or fabric consisting of cellulose that is completely or almost completely acetylated

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  • triacetate — [trī as′ə tāt΄] n. a compound containing three acetate radicals in the molecule …   English World dictionary

  • triacetate — noun a) Any compound containing three acetate groups b) A fibre manufactured from cellulose triacetate …   Wiktionary

  • triacetate — [trʌɪ asɪteɪt] (also cellulose triacetate) noun a form of cellulose acetate containing three acetate groups per glucose monomer, used as a basis for man made fibres …   English new terms dictionary

  • triacetate — tri•ac•e•tate [[t]traɪˈæs ɪˌteɪt[/t]] n. 1) a compound containing three acetate groups 2) tex a textile fiber made of cellulose triacetate or a fabric made from this fiber • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • triacetate — triacetatas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Triacetilceliuliozės pluoštas. atitikmenys: angl. triacetate rus. триацетат …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • triacetate — /truy as i tayt /, n. Chem. an acetate containing three acetate groups. [1855 60; TRI + ACETATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • triacetate — tri·ac·e·tate ( )trī as ə .tāt n an acetate containing three CH3COO groups * * * tri·ac·e·tate (tri asґə tāt) an acetate containing three molecules of the acetic acid radical …   Medical dictionary

  • triacetate — tri·acetate …   English syllables

  • triacetate — n. a cellulose derivative containing three acetate groups, esp. as a base for man made fibres …   Useful english dictionary

  • Triacetate de cellulose — Triacétate de cellulose Triacétate de cellulose Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

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