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1) acetate. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...acetate, (as´itat´) (KEY) , one of the most important forms of artificial cellulose-based fibers; the ester of acetic acid. The first patents for the production of...

2) lead acetate. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...lead acetate, chemical compound, a white crystalline substance with a sweetish taste. Like other lead compounds, it is very poisonous. Lead acetate is soluble in...

3) acetate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A salt or ester of acetic acid. 2. Cellulose acetate or any of various products, especially fibers, derived from it....

4) desmopressin acetate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An analogue of vasopressin used therapeutically as an antidiuretic and in the management of bleeding in individuals with some forms of hemophilia and von Willebrand's...

5) cellulose acetate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of several compounds obtained by treating cellulose with acetic anhydride, used in lacquers, photographic film, transparent sheeting, and cigarette filters....

6) lead acetate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A poisonous white crystalline compound, Pb(C2H3O2)2ˇ3H2O, used in hair dyes, waterproofing compounds, and varnishes. Also called sugar of lead....

7) amyl acetate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An organic compound, CH3COOC5H11, occurring in isomeric mixtures and used as a flavoring agent, as a paint and lacquer solvent, and in the preparation of penicillin....

8) methyl acetate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An organic compound, CH3COOCH3, used as a paint remover and general solvent and in the manufacture of perfumes....

9) ethyl acetate. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A colorless volatile flammable liquid, CH3COOC2H5, used in perfumes, flavorings, lacquers, pharmaceuticals, and rayon and as a general solvent....

10) banana oil. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A liquid mixture of amyl acetate and usually nitrocellulose, having a bananalike odor and used as a solvent or flavoring agent. 2. See amyl acetate. 3. Slang Insincere...

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