cellulose triacetate


a triacetic ester of cellulose characterized by its resistance to most solvents, used chiefly in the manufacture of textile fibers.

Nearby words

  1. celluloid,
  2. cellulolytic,
  3. cellulose,
  4. cellulose acetate,
  5. cellulose nitrate,
  6. cellulosic,
  7. cellulosity,
  8. celo-navigation,
  9. celom,
  10. celonychia

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019