cellulose propionate

noun

: any of several esters made by the action of propionic anhydride on cellulose and used as thermoplastics for making tough molded products (as frames for eyeglasses and goggles, pens, and flashlight housings)

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“Cellulose propionate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cellulose%20propionate. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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