Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A salt or ester of citric acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any salt or ester of citric acid.
  • v. To cause to form citrate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of citric acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a salt of citric acid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a salt or ester of citric acid
  • v. cause to form a salt or ester of citric acid

Etymologies

From citric. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The only known barrier to aerobic growth on citrate is its inability to transport citrate under oxic conditions (41 – 43).

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  • Indeed, the inability to use citrate is one of the traits by which bacteriologists distinguish E. coli from other species.

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  • Calcium citrate is only about 20% elemental calcium.

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  • Moreover, Bio Shape works metabolically through Garcinia Cambogia, which inhibits an enzyme called citrate lyase to prevent excess fat.

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  • In fact, the best type of calcium, because it is the most soluble, is calcium citrate, which is itself mildly acidic.

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  • I recommend calcium citrate, which is the most absorbable form.

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  • Reverted phosphoric acid is also called citrate soluble phosphoric acid, because in testing fertilizers the chemists use ammonium citrate to determine the amount of reverted phosphoric acid.

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  • As far as can be ascertained from the superficial trials with the last six salts, the citrate is the least powerful, and the phosphate certainly by far the most.

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  • Orange juice contains a substance known as citrate, which grabs calcium and promotes safe excretion.

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  • You need about 270mg a day, and look for magnesium citrate, which is easier to absorb than magnesium oxide. '

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