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Related to cellulose acetate: Cellulose acetate film
nonflammable material made by acetylating cellulose: used in the manufacture of film, dopes, lacquers, and artificial fibres
cellulose acetate[′sel·yə‚lōs ′as·ə‚tāt]
An acetic acid ester of cellulose; a tough, flexible, slow-burning, and long-lasting thermoplastic material used as the base for magnetic tape and movie film, in acetate rayon, as a plastic film in food packaging, in lacquers, and for molded receiver cabinets.
A material of the ester family derived by conversion of cellulose; used in the production of synthetic lacquers, coatings, plastics, and thermal insulation.