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[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] acetum “vinegar”, from acere “to be sour”.

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acetate

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acetate ({{{1}}})
  1. (organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of acetic acid.
  2. cellulose acetate
  3. A transparent sheet used for overlays.
  4. A disc of aluminium covered in a wax used to make demonstration copies of a phonograph record.

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