Definition of Stearate

1. n. A salt of stearic acid; as, ordinary soap consists largely of sodium or potassium stearates.



Definition of Stearate

1. Noun. (fatty acid) Any salt or ester of stearic acid. ¹

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Definition of Stearate

1. a chemical salt [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stearate

steamship line
steamships
stean
steane
steaned
steanes
steaning
steanings
steans
steapsin
steapsins
stear
stearage
stearages
stearate (current term)
stearated
stearates
steard
steare
steared
steares
stearic
stearic acid
stearidonic
stearidonic acid
stearin
stearine
stearines
stearing

Literary usage of Stearate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1921)
"At 37° C. cholesteryl stearate is capable of holding in solution:—olive oil, 3-37 per cent; castor oil, 0-26 per cent; oleic acid, 4-11 per cent; ..."

2. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"Cetyl stearate, CuH.^. O. CO . C^H^, forms large scales resembling those of spermaceti. Its melting point is 55°-60c C. C-eryl ..."

3. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"Cholesteryl stearate, C^H^. O. CO . ... stearate (cp. "Wool Wax," chap. xiv.). It crystallises in small needles, melting at 65 C. This wax is nearly ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1866)
"From mercurous nitrate stearate of potash throws down a white precipitate, ... Mercuric stearate. — Obtained by heating mercuric oxide with stearic acid to ..."

5. Chemistry for Students by Alexander William Williamson (1868)
"To obtain a stearate in a state of purity from a mixture in which it is ... This process consists in dissolving in alcohol the soap containing the stearate, ..."

6. The Separation of the Gadolinium Earths as Stearates by Charles Warren Hill (1910)
"The potassium stearate solution is prepared by dissolving 300 grams of ... 50 cc of such solution will precipitate a quantity of the earth stearate yielding ..."

7. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1886)
"Lead palmitate melts at 108° according to Maskelyne, and between 110° and 112° according to Heintz; while lead stearate melts at 125° C. ..."

8. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann (1898)
"Potassium stearate dissolves in about ten times its weight of water at the ordinary temperature, forming a mucilaginous mass. On heating the solution it ..."

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