Definition of stearate in English:

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stearate

Pronunciation: /ˈstɪəreɪt/

noun

Chemistry
A salt or ester of stearic acid.
Example sentences
  • 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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