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Carboxylate

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Verb

1. carboxylate

treat (a chemical compound) with carboxyl or carboxylic acid

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Carboxylate

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noun
any salt or ester of a carboxylic acid having a formula of the type M(RCOO)x, where M is a metal and R an organic group, or R1COOR2, where R1 and R2 are organic groups

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Carboxylate

see synonyms of carboxylate
noun
1. 
a salt or ester of a carboxylic acid
verb transitiveWord forms: carˈboxylˌated or carˈboxylˌating
2. 
to form a carboxylic acid by introducing a carboxyl group into (a compound)

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Carboxylate

see synonyms of carboxylate
n.
A salt or ester of an organic acid, derived from the carboxyl group. Soaps, which are usually the sodium or potassium salts of fatty acids, are carboxylates.
adj. (-lāt, -lĭt)
1. Of or relating to a carboxylate.
2. Of or relating to the anionic conjugate base of a carboxylic acid, specifically the CO22- group

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