ethyl cellulose

ethyl cellulose
noun Date: 1936 any of various thermoplastic substances used especially in plastics and lacquers

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  • ethyl cellulose — n. an ethyl ether of cellulose obtained as a white granular solid by treating wood pulp soaked in sodium hydroxide (alkali cellulose) with ethyl chloride: used in adhesives, plastics, insulation, etc …   English World dictionary

  • ethyl cellulose — n any of various thermoplastic substances used esp. in plastics and lacquers …   Medical dictionary

  • ethyl cellulose — noun : any of various white granular tough thermoplastic substances made by ethylating alkali cellulose and used chiefly in making plastics and lacquers * * * Chem. an ethyl ether of cellulose, in the form of white granules obtained from the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ethyl cellulose — etilceliuliozė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Celiuliozės etileteriai. atitikmenys: angl. ethyl cellulose rus. этилцеллюлоза …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ethyl cellulose — Chem. an ethyl ether of cellulose, in the form of white granules obtained from the treatment of wood pulp with alkali: used in plastics and lacquers. * * * …   Universalium

  • ethyl chloride — n. a colorless liquid, C2H5Cl, prepared by heating ethyl alcohol with hydrogen chloride in the presence of zinc chloride: used in preparing tetraethyl lead and ethyl cellulose, and as a local anesthetic …   English World dictionary

  • ethyl chloride — noun a colorless flammable gas used as a local surface anesthetic • Hypernyms: ↑local anesthetic, ↑local anaesthetic, ↑local, ↑topical anesthetic, ↑topical anaesthetic * * * noun : a colorless pungent flammable gaseous or volatile liquid compound …   Useful english dictionary

  • cellulose ether — noun : an ether (as ethyl cellulose or sodium carboxymethyl cellulose) made usually by etherification of alkali cellulose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ethyl lactate — Chembox new Name = Ethyl lactate ImageFile = Ethyl lactate.png ImageName = Ethyl lactate IUPACName = Ethyl 2 hydroxypropanoate OtherNames = Ethyl lactate Lactic acid ethyl ester 2 Hydroxypropanoic acid ethyl ester Actylol Acytol Section1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Ethyl butyrate — Chembox new ImageFile = Ethyl butyrate.png ImageSize = ImageFile1 = Ethyl butyrate 3D.png IUPACName = Ethyl butanoate OtherNames = Ethyl n butanoate, Ethyl n butyrate, Butanoic acid ethyl ester, Butyric acid ethyl ester, Butyric ether, UN 1180… …   Wikipedia

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