Translation of Bakelite in Spanish:


baquelita, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbeɪk(ə)ˌlaɪt/ /ˈbeɪk(ə)lʌɪt/


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    baquelita feminine
    • The first synthetic polymer, called Bakelite (a polymer made from phenol and formaldehyde) was invented by Leo Baekeland in 1907.
    • The first synthetic polymer produced by a condensation reaction was Bakelite.
    • Also, items made of the wartime plastic-like Bakelite material had passed the underwater test of time in very good condition.
    • For example, the major raw material of Bakelite is coal tar, which was a waste product from the making of coke from coal.
    • He is, after all, talking into a heavy, black, old, Bakelite telephone handset, with a thick coiled cord leading into his pocket.