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triacetate

[trahy-as-i-teyt] /traɪˈæs ɪˌteɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
an acetate containing three acetate groups.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; tri- + acetate
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  • Our objective was to convert cellulose into cellulose triacetate.

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