cellulose acetate

cellulose acetate
cellulose acetate
n.
any of several nonflammable thermoplastics produced by the action of acetic acid or acetic anhydride upon cellulose in the presence of concentrated sulfuric acid: used in making artificial silks, lacquers, photographic films, etc.

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  • cellulose acetate — any of a group of acetic esters of cellulose, used to make yarns, textiles, nonflammable photographic films, rubber and celluloid substitutes, etc. [1890 95] * * * ▪ textile original name  Acetate Rayon,  also called  Acetate,         man made… …   Universalium

  • Cellulose acetate film — Cellulose acetate film, or safety film, is used in photography as a base material for photographic emulsions. It was introduced in the early 20th century by film manufacturers as a safe film base replacement for unstable and highly flammable… …   Wikipedia

  • Cellulose acetate phthalate — is a commonly used polymer phthalate in the formulation of pharmaceuticals, such as the enteric coating of tablets or capules. It is a cellulose polymer with substituted phthalates at the hydroxyl positions. Its main use in pharmaceutics is with… …   Wikipedia

  • cellulose acetate phthalate — n a derivative of cellulose used as a coating for enteric tablets * * * cellacefate …   Medical dictionary

  • cellulose acetate butyrate — noun : any of several mixed esters that are formed by acylation of cellulose with a mixture of acetic and butyric acids and anhydrides and an acid catalyst, that are thermoplastic like cellulose acetates but have a wider range of solubility and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cellulose-acetate lacquer — acetilceliuliozės lakas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Celiuliozės acetatų, ppr. diacetato, tirpalas organinių tirpiklių mišinyje. atitikmenys: angl. acetate lacquer; acetylcellulose lacquer; cellulose acetate lacquer rus. ацетатный лак;… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cellulose acetate propionate — noun : any of several mixed esters of cellulose and acetic and propionic acids that are similar to cellulose acetate butyrates in method of manufacture, properties, and uses …   Useful english dictionary

  • cellulose acetate electrophoresis — a method of zone electrophoresis in which the support medium is a sheet of cellulose acetate; used mainly in clinical chemistry to analyze or purify serum proteins …   Medical dictionary

  • cellulose acetate — noun an ester of acetic acid; used in fibers and fabrics; photographic films and varnishes (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑cellulose ester • Hyponyms: ↑cellulose triacetate, ↑triacetate • Substance Holonyms: ↑a …   Useful english dictionary

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