cellulose acetate

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: ↑acetate rayon, ↑acetate

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