from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several compounds obtained by treating cellulose with acetic anhydride, used in lacquers, photographic film, transparent sheeting, and cigarette filters.
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- n. an ester of acetic acid; used in fibers and fabrics; photographic films and varnishes
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