cellulose triacetate


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Noun1.cellulose triacetate - cellulose acetate that is relatively slow to burn; used instead of celluloid for motion-picture film
cellulose acetate - an ester of acetic acid; used in fibers and fabrics; photographic films and varnishes
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The contract concerns the replacement of cellulose triacetate membranes on two blocks of the UF workshop refining plant in St.
Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN) announced plans to add production of cellulose triacetate (CTA) at its Kingsport, Tenn.