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Definition of the noun acetate rayon

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  1. a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of acetate rayon: acetate
    • more generic word: rayon = a synthetic silklike fabric
    • substance: cellulose acetate = an ester of acetic acid; used in fibers and fabrics

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Google previewA Dictionary of Costume and Fashion (2013)

Historic and Modern by Mary Brooks Picken

Fabrics made from cellulose acetate rayon yarns should not be pressed or ironed with a hot iron. Bemberg. Trade name registered by a firm for the rayon yarn it makes by the cuprammonium process. The use of the trade-mark on garments or ...

Google previewPolymer Science Dictionary (1996)

by M. Alger

cellulose acetate rayon (acetate) (acetate rayon) Tradenames Aceta, Celanese, Estron, Seraceta. The fibre produced by dry spinning from secondary cellulose ...

Google previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

aceta: Cellulose acetate rayon. acetaat: Holland.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry (2016)

by Richard Rennie, Jonathan Law

The solution is forced through nozzles into air, where the solvent quickly evaporates leaving a filament of acetate rayon. RBS 466 RBS See RUTHERFORD BACKSCATTERING SPECTROMETRY.

Google previewDictionary of Physical Sciences (1976)

by John Daintith

Acetate rayon is made by treating wood pulp with a mixture of acetic anhydride with acetic and sulphuric acids to form cellulose acetate, which is dissolved in a solvent and forced through fine holes into the air. The solvent evaporates leaving ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Organic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

Acetate rayon is made by dissolving ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

2: a textile fiber (formerly acetate rayon) produced from partially hydrolyzed cellulose acetate. (acetato)phenylmercury. phenylmercuric acetate. (acetato) trimetaarsenitodicopper, cupric acetoarsenite. acetene. ethylene. acetic acid ( ethanoic ...

Google previewPolymer Technology Dictionary (2012)

by A. Whelan

cellulose acetate rayon See secondary cellulose acetate. cellulose plastics See cellulosic plastics. cellulose rayon carbon fibre A carbon fibre ...

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices (1992)

by Michael Szycher

Commercially important acetates are cellulose acetate, "acetate rayon," vinyl acetate, and ethyl acetate, used as a solvent. Acetic Aldehyde See ACETALDEHYDE. Acetic Ether See ETHYL ACETATE. Acetone CH3COCH3. ( dimethyl ketone ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

cellulose acetate rayon Textiles, a rayon fabric made by spinning the acetic ester of cellulose, cellulose dextrin see ...

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