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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.]
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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]
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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]
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rayon

A synthetic fabric made from cellulose.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
رايون: حَرير صِناعي
rajón
rayon
reion, gervisilki
dirbtinis šilkas
mākslīgais zīds
rajón
reyonyapay ipek

rayon

[ˈreɪɒn] Nrayón m
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rayon

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

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

[ˈreɪɒn] nraion m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rayon

(ˈreion) noun, adjective
(of) a type of artificial silk. a rayon scarf.
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Everywhere, hard Cotton Fibres are considered to be the Raw-material for Artificial Silk.
Raw cotton was the primary contributor to the fall, as its imports plunged 28.22pc while those of synthetic and artificial silk edged lower by 3.22pc.
Volunteers assisted artist Walter Kuhn in setting up the red blooms, made of artificial silk and standing around 1m high.
The bride's bouquet, which featured a number of plants and flowers including sweet peas and sprigs of myrtle, was designed by florist Philippa Craddock and has been recreated using artificial silk flowers for the exhibition which opens on Friday.
"Samovar" evening dress by Paul Poiret (1921) using artificial silk or cuppramonium which is banned in the USA because its production causes water pollution and irritating aerosols of noxious chemicals Aside from the software, nature also provides the hardware in the production of fashion.
People first attempted to make synthetic fibres in 1665 and the first artificial silk was produced as early as 1855.
This picture sent in by P Patricia (nee Kelly) shows a group of girls who worked at the British Enka (an artificial silk manufacturer, based in Aintree) on a night out at the Wooky Hollow club, in Liverpool
Researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Niirnberg (FAU) and their colleagues at the University of Bayreuth investigated whether artificial silk protein developed in the laboratory could be suitable to engineer cardiac tissue.
On the import side, synthetic fibre imports dropped 9.13 percent year-on-year to $481.985 million, whereas imports of synthetic and artificial silk fell 9.11 percent to $619.565 million.
Nashville, TN, August 12, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Artificial Plants and Trees, an online retailer of artificial silk plants and trees, was one of 137 U.S.
The book describes and illustrates dangerous materials such as toxic dyes, mercury in hat production, arsenic in dresses, and highly flammable artificial silk. The book describes accidents such as strangulation caused by shawls and scarves; it also looks at also unhealthy fashions such as corsets and high heels, and reviews the negative impact of garment production on animals and the environment as well as humans.