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ray·on

 (rā′ŏn)
n.
1. Any of several synthetic textile fibers produced by forcing a cellulose solution through fine spinnerets and solidifying the resulting filaments.
2. A fabric so woven or knit.

[Perhaps from French rayon, ray of light (from its sheen), from rai, from Old French; see ray1.]

rayon

(ˈreɪɒn)
n
1. (Textiles) any of a number of textile fibres made from wood pulp or other forms of cellulose
2. (Textiles) any fabric made from such a fibre
3. (Textiles) (modifier) consisting of or involving rayon: a rayon shirt.
[C20: from French, from Old French rai ray1]

ray•on

(ˈreɪ ɒn)

n.
1. a regenerated, semisynthetic textile filament made from cellulose, cotton linters, or wood chips treated with caustic soda and carbon disulfide and passed through spinnerets.
2. a fabric or yarn of rayon.
[1920–25; appar. based on ray1]

rayon

A synthetic fabric made from cellulose.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rayon - a synthetic silklike fabric
acetate rayon, acetate - a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
viscose rayon, viscose - a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers
Translations
رايون: حَرير صِناعي
rajón
rayon
reion, gervisilki
dirbtinis šilkas
mākslīgais zīds
rajón
reyonyapay ipek

rayon

[ˈreɪɒn] Nrayón m

rayon

[ˈreɪɒn]
nrayonne f
modif [shirt, jacket, lining] → en rayonne

rayon

nViskose f, → Reyon nt
adjaus Viskose or Reyon; rayon fibreViskose- or Reyonfaser f

rayon

[ˈreɪɒn] nraion m

rayon

(ˈreion) noun, adjective
(of) a type of artificial silk. a rayon scarf.
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The major Japanese chemical company cited structural problems such as rising cheap product imports and a shift in demand from rayon products to ester products as forcing it to pull out of the rayon business it entered in 1924.
The liners are made either in a few layers with the kind of fibers varied in the thickness direction or in one layer in which rayon and other fibers are mixed.
The decision has been taken by the SECP owing to practical difficulties faced by the companies engaged in the business of synthetic and rayon, including polyester fibre, polyester filament yarn, polyester chips, production and manufacture of rayon and viscose tyre yarn/cord.
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The company is in the process of converting the former Terrace Bay pulp mill into producing dissolving pulp used in its global operations to make rayon for textiles.
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Bombay Rayon also purchased a number of Staubli TOPMATIC beam knotting machines.
The holding company will aim to buy at least 286,114,000 shares, or half of the voting rights at Mitsubishi Rayon, during the tender period of 23 business days.
The country has exported around 40% of its production of rayon yarns, a textile basic material.
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Rayon is known by the names viscose rayon and art silk (abbreviated from "artificial silk") in the textile industry.