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Bakelite (n.)

type of plastic widely used early 20c., 1909, from German Bakelit, named for Belgian-born U.S. physicist Leo Baekeland (1863-1944), who invented it. Originally a proprietary name, it is formed by the condensation of a phenol with an aldehyde.

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Definitions of Bakelite from WordNet

Bakelite (n.)
a thermosetting plastic used as electric insulators and for making plastic ware and telephone receivers etc.;
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