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Definition of "stearate" []

  • A salt or an ester of stearic acid. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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  • ""We switched to the Medalist medical elastomer for the diaphragm after conducting an extensive search for a compound that would weld readily to polyethylene, be free of animal-derived materials such as stearate lubricants, and provide superior mechanical properties," said Kenneth L. Bibbo, Vice President of Operations for HyNetics."
  • "Scum is the calcium stearate which is insoluble does 'viscosity' mean 'viscous force' or 'coefficient of viscosity'? en Español"
  • "The group says consumers can look out for ingredients that are likely to contain either of the chemicals, though, including: peg-100 stearate, sodium laureth sulfate, polyethylene and ceteareth-20, quaternium-15, DMDM hydantoin, imidazolidinyl urea, diazolidinyl urea and sodium hydroxymethoylglycinate. —"