Acetate Silk

A material wrongly so described; actually a form of artificial silk (see Rayon)

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • acetate silk — silk made of acetate fibers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acetate — (n.) 1827, salt formed by combining acetic acid with a base, from L. acetum vinegar (see ACETIC (Cf. acetic)) + chemical suffix ATE (Cf. ate) (3). As a type of synthetic material, it is attested from 1920, short for acetate silk, etc …   Etymology dictionary

  • Silk/Satin fetishism — is a sexual fetish relating to garments or other articles made of silk or satin fabric. It is usually directed towards people wearing silk or satin, but it can also be directed towards the garments themselves.Fetishists are attracted to silk and… …   Wikipedia

  • Silk — This article is about a natural fiber and the textile woven from it. For other uses, see Silk (disambiguation). Four of the most important domesticated silk worms, together with their adult moth forms, Meyers Konversations Lexikon (1885 1892)… …   Wikipedia

  • acetate — n. 1 a salt or ester of acetic acid, esp. the cellulose ester used to make textiles, gramophone records, etc. Also called ETHANOATE. 2 a fabric made from cellulose acetate. Phrases and idioms: acetate fibre (or silk) fibre (or silk) made… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cellulose acetate — Cellulose acetate, first prepared in 1865, is the acetate ester of cellulose. Cellulose acetate is used as a film base in photography, and as a component in some adhesives; it is also used as a synthetic fiber.Acetate fiber and triacetate… …   Wikipedia

  • Seco Silk — A fabric woven from cotton warp and spun silk weft in plain weave. Usually dyed or white and used for underwear. One quality is 42 in. wide, 84 ends and 80 picks per inch, 2/100 s cotton warp, 60/2 spun silk weft, or 100 denier acetate rayon weft …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Cellulose Acetate Textile Fibre — Cellulose Acetate fibre is soft and warm to the handle and absorbs moisture slower than some other types of rayon. It closely resembles real silk. This fibre cannot be dyed with the ordinary cotton colours, thus enabling a designer to utilise… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • acetyl — n. Chem. the univalent radical of acetic acid. Usage: Chem. formula: CH3CO . Phrases and idioms: acetyl silk = acetate silk. Etymology: ACETIC + YL …   Useful english dictionary

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