sub-acetate

subacetate

[suhb-as-i-teyt]
noun Chemistry.
a basic salt of acetic acid.

Origin:
1810–20; sub- + acetate

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subacetate (sʌbˈæsɪˌteɪt)
 
n
any one of certain crystalline basic acetates containing hydroxide ions in addition to acetate ions. For example, the subacetate of aluminium is probably Al3(OH)2(CH3COO)

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