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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An acetate containing an excess of the basic constituent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A basic acetate—that is, one in which there are one or more equivalents of the basic radical which may combine with the acid anhydrid to form a normal acetate: as, subacetate of lead; subacetate of copper (verdigris).

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