ALL meanings of acetate rayon

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  • 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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