Xanthate definition

zănthāt
A salt or ester of a xanthic acid, especially a simple xanthic acid salt, as of sodium or potassium, used as a flotation collector for copper, silver, and gold.
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A salt or ester of xanthic acid.
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(chemistry) Any salt or ester of xanthic acid.
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Noun

Singular:
xanthate
Plural:
xanthates