acetate rayon

ac·e·tate ray·on
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [as-i-teyt rey-on]
    • /ˈæs ɪˌteɪt ˈreɪ ɒn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [as-i-teyt rey-on]
    • /ˈæs ɪˌteɪt ˈreɪ ɒn/

Definitions of acetate rayon words

  • noun acetate rayon a synthetic textile fibre made from cellulose acetate 3
  • noun acetate rayon Chemistry. a salt or ester of acetic acid. 1
  • noun acetate rayon Also called acetate rayon. a synthetic filament, yarn, or fabric composed of a derivative of the acetic ester of cellulose, differing from viscose rayon in having greater strength when wet and greater sensitivity to high temperatures. 1
  • noun acetate rayon a sheet of clear plastic film fastened over the front of artwork for protection, as an overlay, or the like. 1
  • noun acetate rayon a slow-burning base material, cellulose triacetate, used for motion-picture film to minimize fire hazard during projection, and also for animation cells. 1

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Origin of acetate rayon

First appearance:

before 1820
One of the 38% newest English words
First recorded in 1820-30; acet- + -ate2

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acetate rayon popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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