Bakelite


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Ba·ke·lite

 (bā′kə-līt′, bāk′līt′)
A trademark for any of a group of synthetic resins and plastics found in a variety of manufactured articles.

Bakelite

(ˈbeɪkəˌlaɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) trademark any one of a class of thermosetting resins used as electric insulators and for making plastic ware, telephone receivers, etc
[C20: named after L. H. Baekeland (1863–1944), Belgian-born US inventor; see -ite1]

Ba•ke•lite

(ˈbeɪ kəˌlaɪt, ˈbeɪk laɪt)
Trademark.
a brand name for any of a series of phenolic resins and plastics used as electrical insulators.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bakelite - a thermosetting plastic used as electric insulators and for making plastic ware and telephone receivers etc.Bakelite - a thermosetting plastic used as electric insulators and for making plastic ware and telephone receivers etc.
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
plastic - generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
Translations

Bakelite

® [ˈbeɪkəlaɪt] Nbaquelita f

Bakelite®

[ˈbeɪkəlaɪt] n (= plastic) → bakélite® f

Bakelite®

nBakelite® nt, → Bakelit® nt

Bakelite

® [ˈbeɪkəˌlaɪt] nbachelite ® f
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We also picked up a couple of old, vintage Bakelite phones that had seen better days, from Gateshead Antiques fair - www.
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17 June 2014 - US buyout firm HIG Capital LLC on Tuesday said it had closed the offload of domestic Vaupell Holdings Inc, a provider of plastics components and assemblies for aircraft interiors, to Japan's Sumitomo Bakelite Co Ltd (TYO:4203) for USD265m (EUR195.
It is believed the press was originally purchased to mold Bakelite components.
Black is good, ivory is very good, red is even better and green is best for the icon of communication: the 300 series Bakelite telephone.
There was one on Stratford Road, Sparkhill, where I used to enjoy a meal and also the restaurant in the grounds of Bakelite, in Redfern Road, Tyseley, where I often went for lunch.
There's something rather indulgent about sitting Up in bed and eating ice cream ladled with strawberry Syrup whilst listening to the laid-back rhythms And articulate vocals of the sixties from a Bakelite Forties wireless held together with plastic and Mastic.
I THINK most people will instantly recognise, from the characteristic mottled brown appearance, that the cruet set and napkin rings shown here are made of the earliest completely synthetic plastic: Bakelite.