from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as xanthate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A salt of xanthic acid.

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  • noun xanthate


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  • _ -- The most interesting is the interaction which occurs between the cellulose xanthogenate and salts of ammonia, which is taken advantage of by C.H. Stearn in his patent process of spinning artificial threads from viscose.

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900


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