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lignosulfonate

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noun lig·no·sul·fo·nate \-ˈsəl-fə-ˌnāt\

Definition of lignosulfonate

  1. :  any of various compounds produced from the spent sulfite liquor in the pulping of softwood in papermaking and used especially for binders and dispersing agents



1908

First Known Use of lignosulfonate

1908


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