Topic: MATERIAL, TEXTILES

Date: 1800-1900
Origin: acet-; ACETAMINOPHEN

acetate

noun
     
ac‧e‧tate
1HC [uncountable] a chemical made from acetic acid
2TIM [uncountable] a smooth artificial cloth used to make clothes
3 [countable] a transparent sheet that you write or print something on, and that is used with an overhead projector

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