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Xylonite vs. Celluloid — What's the Difference?

Xylonite vs. Celluloid — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Xylonite and Celluloid

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Xylonite

(obsolete) Celluloid.
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Celluloid

Celluloids are a class of materials produced by mixing nitrocellulose and camphor, often with added dyes and other agents. Once much more common for its use as photographic film before the advent of safer methods, celluloid's common contemporary uses are table tennis balls, musical instruments, combs, office equipment, and guitar picks.
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Xylonite

See Zylonite.
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Celluloid

A colorless flammable material made from nitrocellulose and camphor and used to make photographic film.
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Celluloid

Motion-picture film
"a strange, anachronistic sight.
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Celluloid

The cinema; motion pictures
"There are no heroes but in celluloid" (Charles Langbridge Morgan).
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Celluloid

Made of or using a material made from nitrocellulose and camphor.
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Celluloid

Of or portrayed on film or in motion pictures.
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Celluloid

Artificial; synthetic
A novel with flat, celluloid characters.
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Celluloid

Any of a variety of thermoplastics created from nitrocellulose and camphor, once used as photographic film.
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Celluloid

The genre of cinema; film.
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Celluloid

(obsolete) An item, such as a jacket, made from celluloid.
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Celluloid

A substance composed essentially of gun cotton and camphor, and when pure resembling ivory in texture and color, but variously colored to imitate coral, tortoise shell, amber, malachite, etc. It is used in the manufacture of jewelry and many small articles, as combs, brushes, collars, and cuffs; - originally called xylonite.
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Celluloid

Highly flammable substance made from cellulose nitrate and camphor; used in e.g. motion-picture and X-ray film; its use has decreased with the development of nonflammable thermoplastics
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Celluloid

A medium that disseminates moving pictures;
Theater pieces transferred to celluloid
This story would be good cinema
Film coverage of sporting events
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Celluloid

Artificial as if portrayed in a film;
A novel with flat celluloid characters
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