Bakelite

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Etymology[edit]

Patented July 1907 by its inventor, Leo Hendrik Baekeland. See -ite.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbeɪk.ə.laɪt/

Noun[edit]

Bakelite (uncountable)

  1. A heat-resisting chemically inert phenol formaldehyde resin (an early thermosetting plastic).

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