HyperDic: citrate

English > 2 senses of the word citrate:
VERBchangecitratecause to form a salt or ester of citric acid
NOUNsubstancecitratea salt or ester of citric acid
English > citrate: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA salt or ester of citric acid.
Broaderesterformed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
saltA compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Spanishácido cítrico, citrato
Catalancitrat
English > citrate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to form a salt or ester of citric acid.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Nounscitric acida weak water-soluble acid found in many fruits (especially citrus fruits)

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