Stearate meaning

stēə-rāt, stîrāt
A salt or ester of stearic acid.
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A salt or ester of stearic acid.
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A salt or ester of stearic acid.
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A salt or ester of stearic acid, containing the group C17 H35 COO.
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(organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of stearic acid.
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Origin of stearate

  • stear(ic) –ate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition