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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.
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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]
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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.
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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
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Translations

Bakelite

® [ˈbeɪkəlaɪt] Nbaquelita f
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Bakelite®

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

nBakelite® nt, → Bakelit® nt
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Bakelite

® [ˈbeɪkəˌlaɪt] nbachelite ® f
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"I'm obsessed with collecting stuff from that era, whether it's cocktail cabinets, fashion or Bakerlite phones," says Gillian, 31, who is originally from Crosby but lives in the city centre.
Bakerlite, a type of plastic, was used for everything from radio casings to telephones.
Herringbone designed wood flooring is there throughout, and original timber panelled doors with bakerlite handles lead you to the sitting room, where you'll find a tiled fireplace and hearth.