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vis·cose

 (vĭs′kōs′)
n.
1. A thick, golden-brown viscous solution of cellulose xanthate, used in the manufacture of rayon and cellophane.
2. Viscose rayon.
adj.
1. Viscous.
2. Of, relating to, or made from viscose.

[visc(ous) + -ose. Adj., sense 1, Middle English viscous, from Late Latin viscōsus, from Latin viscum, mistletoe, birdlime made from mistletoe berries.]

viscose

(ˈvɪskəʊs)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds)
a. a viscous orange-brown solution obtained by dissolving cellulose in sodium hydroxide and carbon disulphide. It can be converted back to cellulose by an acid, as in the manufacture of rayon and cellophane
b. (as modifier): viscose rayon.
2. (Textiles) rayon made from this material
adj
another word for viscous
[C19: from Late Latin viscōsus full of birdlime, sticky, from viscum birdlime; see viscid]

vis•cose

(ˈvɪs koʊs)

n.
1. a viscous solution prepared by treating cellulose with caustic soda and carbon bisulfide: used in manufacturing regenerated cellulose fibers, sheets, or tubes, as rayon or cellophane.
2. viscose rayon.
adj.
3. of, pertaining to, or made from viscose.
[1895–1900; < Latin visc(um) birdlime + -ose2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viscose - a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda
viscose rayon, viscose - a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers
cellulose ester - any ester of cellulose with an acid
xanthate - a salt or ester of xanthic acid
2.viscose - a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers
rayon - a synthetic silklike fabric
cellulose xanthate, viscose - a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda

viscose

adjective
Having a heavy, gluey quality:
Translations
viskóza
viskoosiviskoosikuitu

viscose

[ˈvɪskəʊs]
A. ADJviscoso
B. Nviscosa f

viscose

[ˈvɪskəʊs] (mainly British)
nviscose f
modifen viscose

viscose

nViskose f

viscose

[ˈvɪskəʊs] nviscosa
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