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terephthalate Line breaks: ter¦eph|thal¦ate
Pronunciation: /ˌtɛrɛfˈθaleɪt/

Definition of terephthalate in English:


A salt or ester of terephthalic acid.
Example sentences
  • Initially ethylene glycol and terephthalic acid are reacted to give bis- terephthalate.
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