Definition of terephthalate in English:

terephthalate

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

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

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