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cellulose acetate

noun

Definition of cellulose acetate

  1. :  any of several compounds insoluble in water that are formed especially by the action of acetic acid, anhydride of acetic acid, and sulfuric acid on cellulose and are used for making textile fibers, packaging sheets, photographic films, and varnishes



1895

First Known Use of cellulose acetate

1895


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