American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A trademark used for any of a group of synthetic resins and plastics found in a variety of manufactured articles.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. trademark a thermosetting plastic used in electric insulators and for making plastic ware and telephone receivers etc.
- n. a thermosetting plastic used as electric insulators and for making plastic ware and telephone receivers etc.
- Patented July 1907 by its inventor, Leo Hendrik Baekeland. (Wiktionary)
“A reflecting galvanometer covered in Bakelite that's as heavy as a lead brick.”
“In 1909 he patented a mouldable hard plastic that he called Bakelite, and which made him very rich indeed.”
“The floors were made with a material, which was new at the time, called Bakelite,”
“This was nothing more nor less than an insulating material used extensively on earth and designated by various trade names such as Bakelite and Micarta.”
“Another member of the series is the so-called "Bakelite" or "Resitol," which does not fuse but softens when heated and swells in organic solvents.”
“This enables Prior to Eisler's invention, electronic cir - per foil interconnection pattern and then electrons to travel on and through multiple cuits were wired point-to-point, meaning that dip-soldered the entire board, eliminating layers within the PCB, vastly increasing the each component was mounted to a heat - the need to drill holes in the PCB for each board's capacity for electrical traf ﬁ c without resistant material-such as Bakelite-and component's wire leads.”
“A rare plastic coffin is part of a collection of 1930s and 1940s Bakelite which is to be auctioned off.”
“Collectors may choose to specialise in a brand such as Bakelite or particular pieces such as televisions, toys or ashtrays.”
“She began making jewelry at age three, out of materials including Bakelite, an early plastic.”
“Everything about Dominic Cooke's flawless production and Ultz's design, down to the Bakelite radio and the mahogany mantelpiece clock, looks right.”
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