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Acetate - definition(s)

acetate - (1) [ESRI software] Circles, lines, polygons, points, or markers that become transparent when not active. Acetate features are overlaid on other map layers and can be independently annotated.

(2) [cartography] A semi-translucent film base used for overlay and drafting in the traditional (manual) cartographic compilation process.

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Source: esri, 07 January 2012 09:06:21, External 

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