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cellulose triacetate

noun
1.
a triacetic ester of cellulose characterized by its resistance to most solvents, used chiefly in the manufacture of textile fibers.
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  • Our objective was to convert cellulose into cellulose triacetate.
  • They may be used on cellulose triacetate fibers, but are typically used on polyester.

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