- (organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of acetic acid.
- cellulose acetate
- A transparent sheet used for overlays.
- A disc of aluminium covered in a wax used to make demonstration copies of a phonograph record.
Etymology: acetum "vinegar", from acere "to be sour".
- Dutch: acetaat
- French: acétate
- German: Azetat
- Italian: acetato
- Spanish: acetato
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