(also cellulose triacetate)
A form of cellulose acetate containing three acetate groups per glucose monomer, used as a basis for man-made fibres.
- Plastics based on cellulose (primarily wood pulp) include cellulose esters such as cellulose acetate, diacetate, and triacetate, and mixed esters such as cellulose acetate butyrate.
- Acetate and triacetate are as flammable or slightly less flammable than cotton.
- The near-ambient UV treatment used premium cellulose triacetate, which transmitted all solar wavelengths equally (similar to the Aclar used in other studies).
Words that rhyme with triacetateacetate, capacitate
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: tri|acet¦ate
Definition of triacetate in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.