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acetate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishacetateac‧e‧tate /ˈæsɪteɪt/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 HC[uncountable] a chemical made from acetic acid2 TIM[uncountable] a smooth artificial cloth used to make clothes3 [countable] a transparent sheet that you write or print something on, and that is used with an overhead projector
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acetatePlace tissue paper between acetate sheets for storage, to prevent scratching.Support media that may be used for electrophoretic separations include agar gel, starch gel, cellulose acetate, and acrylamide.Rhône-Poulenc and Eastman Chemical have formed a 50-50 joint venture, Primester, to manufacture cellulose acetate.I kept the most valuable cards in acetate sleeves.Is the method of offering a pen-drawn circle on a sheet of acetate to a map satisfactory?
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