stearate

[stee-uh-reyt, steer-eyt]
noun Chemistry.
a salt or ester of stearic acid.

Origin:
1835–45; stear(ic acid) + -ate2

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stearate (ˈstɪəˌreɪt)
 
n
any salt or ester of stearic acid

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stearate ste·a·rate (stē'ə-rāt', stēr'āt')
n.
A salt or an ester of stearic acid.

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stearate   (stē'ə-rāt', stîr'āt')  Pronunciation Key 
A salt or ester of stearic acid, containing the group C17H35COO.
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Magnesium stearate is a slightly flammable white powder with lubricative properties.
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