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stearate

[stee-uh-reyt, steer-eyt] /ˈsti əˌreɪt, ˈstɪər eɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt or ester of stearic acid.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; stear(ic acid) + -ate2
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Examples for stearate
  • Magnesium stearate is a slightly flammable white powder with lubricative properties.
British Dictionary definitions for stearate

stearate

/ˈstɪəˌreɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of stearic acid
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stearate in Medicine

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

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stearate in Science
stearate
  (stē'ə-rāt', stîr'āt')   
A salt or ester of stearic acid, containing the group C17H35COO.
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