calcium stearate

Definitions of calcium stearate
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n an insoluble calcium salt of stearic acid and palmitic acid; it is formed when soap is mixed with water that contains calcium ions and is the scum produced in regions of hard water

Synonyms:
calcium octadecanoate
Type of:
salt
a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

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