Definitions

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

  • n. A salt or an ester of stearic acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any salt or ester of stearic acid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of stearic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of stearic acid. The neutral stearates of the alkalis are soaps.

Etymologies

stear(ic) + -ate2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • "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.

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  • Scum is the calcium stearate which is insoluble does 'viscosity' mean 'viscous force' or 'coefficient of viscosity'? en Español

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  • 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. —

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  • Each pink tablet in the Demulen 1/50-28 package is a placebo containing no active ingredients, and the inactive ingredients include calcium sulfate, corn starch, FD&C Red No. 3, FD&C Yellow No. 6, magnesium stearate, and sucrose.

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  • Each blue tablet in the Demulen 1/35-28 package is a placebo containing no active ingredients, and the inactive ingredients include calcium sulfate, corn starch, FD&C Blue No. 1 Lake, magnesium stearate, and sucrose.

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  • PEG (polyethylene glycol for example, PEG-100 stearate) (also an emollient and surfactant)

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  • Glyceryl stearate also an emollient and adds pearlescence

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  • They are made of either talc (magnesium silicate) or zinc stearate with added magnesium carbonate (chalk).

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  • RP - GMS = glycerol mono stearate are mono glycerides of fatty acids

    Very Berry Strawberry

  • GMS = glycerol mono stearate are mono glycerides of fatty acids

    Very Berry Strawberry

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