bakelite bakelite

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Most exotic: Isamu Noguchi's Radio Nurse, a grilled bakelite faceprettier as a radio than as a nurse.
  2. It is a synthetic resin, somewhat like bakelite.
  3. It came off, an inverted bowl of bakelite.

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  1. "The book actually spans over 100 years and talks about the birth of Bakelite. That was too much for the movie, so I concentrated on keeping things as minimal as possible," says Kalin.
    on Jun 28, 2008 By: Tom Kalin Source: Canada.com

  2. "My job at the time was making plastic and bakelite hi-fi knobs," Chesworth says. "It was driving me crazy. I was listening to 3AK Easy Listening; this kind of beautiful music station that played unreconstructed exotica, the worst of Ray...
    on Jul 26, 2005 By: David Chesworth Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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