acetate acetate  /ˈæ sə ˌteɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a salt or ester of acetic acid
  2. (n) a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The treatment: applications of mercurochrome and hydrogen peroxide to the sores and wet dressings of aluminum acetate.
  2. For the present, 1-methadyl acetate is being produced only for investigational purposes and is not available for addiction-treatment programs.

News

  1. Actavis Receives Canadian Approval to Market FIBRISTAL™ - A Treatment for Symptoms of Uterine Fibroids

    PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis, Inc. (NYSE: ACT) today announced that Health Canada has approved the company's application to market FIBRISTAL™ (ulipristal acetate) for the treatment ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Research and Markets: Comprehensive Analysis Report of the Global Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) Market, Covering All ...

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Vinyl Acetate Monomer Global Market to 2020 - Increa
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Third Man Resurrects 'Honest' Direct-to-Acetate Process for Concert Vinyl Series

    On June 25, Jack White's Third Man Records will release all-new live records from the Shins, the Kills, and blues legend Seasick Steve. According to an official announcement, these three releases are the first to benefit from the label's special direct-to-acetate recording method...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  • "Every now and then I would find an acetate or something like that and put it on and it would be a song that could have easily been issued on an A-side or a B-side," Vee said. "And I knew at that point that no one there was ever going to...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Bobby Vee Source: St. Cloud Times

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