Definition of stearate in English:

stearate

Line breaks: stear|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈstɪəreɪt
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of stearic acid.
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    • Lactose, starch, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, dicalcium phosphate, calcium sulfate, and sucrose are some of the substances that are routinely tested in combination forms.
    • The RE values shown in the following figures are defined as the sums of RE peaks 5, 6 and 7, corresponding to retinyl linoleate, retinyl oleate and palmitate and retinyl stearate.
    • An example of a soap molecule is sodium stearate, which is made from steric acid.

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